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Another word for dictatorial

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Adjective
  1. Tending to dictate

    See also:

    over

  2. Having and exercising complete political power and control

  3. Characterized by or favoring absolute obedience to authority

    See also:

    over

Another word for dictatorial

Modifier
  1. Overbearing

      1. Relating to, characteristic of, or resulting from dogma.
      2. Asserting or insisting upon ideas or principles, especially when unproven or unexamined, in an imperious or arrogant manner:
      3. Characterized by such assertion, often with an unconsidered rejection of criticism:
      1. Having or displaying a sense of overbearing self-worth or self-importance.
      2. Marked by or arising from a feeling or assumption of one's superiority toward others:
      1. Arrogant in asserting or attempting to assert one's will over others; overbearing.
      1. Arrogantly domineering or overbearing.
      2. Urgent; pressing:
      3. Regal; imperial.
  2. Autocratic

Synonym Study

  • Doctrinaire implies a rigid adherence to abstract doctrines or theories, without regard to their practical application
  • Dogmatic suggests the assertion of certain doctrines as absolute truths not open to dispute the scientific method is not dogmatic
  • Arbitrary suggests the unreasoned, unpredictable use of one's power or authority an arbitrary decision
  • Dictatorial implies the domineering, autocratic methods or manner of a dictator the dictatorial enunciation of his opinions