Synonyms of authoritarian in English:

authoritarian


See definition of authoritarian

adjective

1‘an authoritarian regime’

SYNONYMS

autocratic, dictatorial, totalitarian, despotic, tyrannical, autarchic, draconian, absolute, arbitrary, oppressive, repressive, illiberal, undemocratic, anti-democratic

disciplinarian, domineering, doctrinaire, dogmatic, overweening, overbearing, high-handed, bossy, peremptory, imperious, harsh, strict, severe, rigid, inflexible, unyielding

ANTONYMS

democratic, liberal, lenient, permissive


noun

1‘the army's high command is dominated by authoritarians’

SYNONYMS

autocrat, despot, dictator, tyrant, absolutist

disciplinarian, martinet

ANTONYMS

liberal