Example Sentences



dominance through threat of punishment and violence

Synonyms: tyranny, despotism


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

Synonyms: tyranny, Stalinism, shogunate, one-man rule, despotism, Caesarism, authoritarianism, dictatorship, totalitarianism, monocracy


the principle of complete and unrestricted power in government

Synonyms: totalism, totalitarianism


the doctrine of an absolute being

Other words

at the ready, cold stuffed tomato, definite quantity, dilatation and curettage, hen harrier, hitch, homeboy, impatience, inferior colliculus, jambon, legionary ant, leopard lizard, phrenic vein, proprioception, reciprocal ohm, recital, sagebrush, sleep talking, stock power, vestibule of the vagina