Authoritarian and Superior


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Authoritarian adjective – Fond of ordering people around.
Usage example: grew up with an authoritarian older sister who thought she was queen of the world

Superior and authoritarian are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Superior" instead an adjective "Authoritarian".
Nearby Words: authority, authoritative
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Superior adjective – Having a feeling of superiority that shows itself in an overbearing attitude.
Usage example: that superior sportscaster lets it be known that he thinks all foreign baseball teams are second-rate

Authoritarian and superior are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Authoritarian" instead an adjective "Superior".
Nearby Words: superiority, superiorly, superioress
Synonyms for Superior

How words are described

nasty nasty authoritarian nasty superior
strict strict authoritarian strict superior

Things that words describes

attitude authoritarian attitude superior attitude
power authoritarian power superior power
force authoritarian force superior force
model authoritarian model superior model
Other nouns: culture.

Both words in one sentence

  • His immediate superior is a tall, authoritarian individual who is technically dead.
  • Film / The Lives of Others Big Bad Duumvirate: Minister of Culture Bruno Hempf and Wiesler's superior, Anton Grubitz, who both personify the pervasive corruption and moral apathy sustaining East Germany's authoritarian system.
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