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despotism

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  • nounabsolute power
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Synonyms for despotism

noun absolute power
  • authoritarianism
  • autocracy
  • tyranny
  • dictatorship

Antonyms for despotism

  • democracy
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More words related to despotism

absolute power

noun. complete authority to act
  • absolutism
  • autarchy
  • autocracy
  • despotism
  • dictatorship
  • tyranny

absolutism

noun. political doctrine

autarchy

noun. absolutism

authoritarianism

noun. absolutism

autocracy

noun. government by one

command

noun. rule, power
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