Authoritarian and Autocrat


Authoritarian noun - A person who behaves in a tyrannical manner.

Autocrat is a synonym for authoritarian in over topic. In some cases you can use "Autocrat" instead a noun "Authoritarian", when it comes to topics like despot, disciplinarian, domineering person. popular alternative

Nearby Words: authority, authoritative


Autocrat noun - One who rules over a people with a sole, supreme, and usually hereditary authority.
Usage example: European autocrats once commonly believed that they had received the right to rule directly from God
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Synonyms for Autocrat

Authoritarian is a synonym for autocrat in over topic. You can use "Authoritarian" instead a noun "Autocrat", if it concerns topics such as despot, dictator. popular alternative

How words are described

ruthless ruthless authoritarian ruthless autocrat
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