Absolutism

All possible synonyms of the word Absolutism as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Absolutism

Definition

  • the doctrine of an absolute being

Synonyms

  • absolutism

Hypernyms

  • doctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ism: a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school

Absolutism, totalitarianism, totalism

Definition

  • the principle of complete and unrestricted power in government

Synonyms

  • absolutism
  • totalitarianism
  • totalism

Hypernyms

  • political orientation, ideology, political theory: an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation

Dictatorship, absolutism, authoritarianism, Caesarism, despotism, monocracy, one-man rule, shogunate, Stalinism, totalitarianism, tyranny

Definition

  • a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)

Synonyms

  • dictatorship
  • absolutism
  • authoritarianism
  • Caesarism
  • despotism
  • monocracy
  • one-man rule
  • shogunate
  • Stalinism
  • totalitarianism
  • tyranny

Hypernyms

  • autocracy, autarchy: a political system governed by a single individual

Hyponyms

  • police state: a country that maintains repressive control over the people by means of police (especially secret police)

Absolutism, tyranny, despotism

Definition

  • dominance through threat of punishment and violence

Synonyms

  • absolutism
  • tyranny
  • despotism

Hypernyms

  • dominance, ascendance, ascendence, ascendancy, ascendency, control: the state that exists when one person or group has power over another; "her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her"

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