Synonyms of authoritarian in English:

authoritarian


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adjective

1‘an authoritarian regime’

SYNONYMS
autocratic, dictatorial, totalitarian, despotic, tyrannical, autarchic, draconian, absolute, arbitrary, oppressive, repressive, illiberal, undemocratic, anti-democratic
disciplinarian, domineering, doctrinaire, dogmatic, overweening, overbearing, high-handed, bossy, peremptory, imperious, harsh, strict, severe, rigid, inflexible, unyielding
ANTONYMS

democratic, liberal, lenient, permissive


noun

1‘the army's high command is dominated by authoritarians’

SYNONYMS
autocrat, despot, dictator, tyrant, absolutist
disciplinarian, martinet
ANTONYMS

liberal