authoritarianism

[ uh-thawr-i-tair-ee-uh n, uh-thor- ]SEE DEFINITION OF authoritarianism

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He has to reverse the social current until it swings back to authoritarianism—with him riding the crest.

The tory and whig groups were known by their disagreement over the authoritarianism of the Crown.

WORD ORIGIN

1883; see authoritarian + -ism. Early use mostly in communist jargon.

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