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See definition of officialdom on Dictionary.com
  • as inbureaucracy
  • as inred tape

synonyms for officialdom

  • administration
  • authority
  • civil service
  • management
  • ministry
  • red tape
  • directorate
  • government
  • officials
  • beadledom
  • city hall
  • powers that be
  • regulatory commission
  • the Establishment
  • the system
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How to use officialdom in a sentence

The wavering ones would join, and then—no more officialdom or pass-laws or taxes.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
Its rule combines the disadvantage of absolute monarchy with the impersonality and irresponsibility of democratic officialdom.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
On the other hand, these ideas ran like wildfire through the military class, through Indian officialdom and the like.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
There thus originates an officialdom, organized on fixed principles and possessing carefully defined public privileges.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
Jason, used to the petty officialdom of a thousand worlds, waited for a few moments before he understood.
DEATHWORLDHARRY HARRISON
It was precisely at this moment that a totally new factor in the way of officialdom presented itself in Peru.
SOUTH AMERICAW. H. KOEBEL
In the pompous officialdom of this family his health recovered, but his spirit rebelled.
MODERNITIESHORACE BARNETT SAMUEL
It is curious what satisfaction middle-class officialdom in Continental Europe gets out of fishing.
THE AUTOMOBILIST ABROADM. F. (MILBURG FRANCISCO) MANSFIELD
If anything—while the wide world went happily about its business—really high-level officialdom grew more unhappy day by day.
THE INVADERSWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
It was then that he obtained his first insight into the subtle ways of Chinese Naval officialdom.
A CHINESE COMMANDHARRY COLLINGWOOD
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WORDS RELATED TO OFFICIALDOM

  • administration
  • authority
  • beadledom
  • city hall
  • civil service
  • directorate
  • government
  • management
  • ministry
  • officialdom
  • officials
  • powers that be
  • red tape
  • regulatory commission
  • the Establishment
  • the system
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.