authoritarianism

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  • noun

Synonyms for authoritarianism

a political doctrine advocating the principle of absolute rule

Synonyms for authoritarianism

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

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He spends pages arguing that George Gipp never asked Knute Rockne to win one for the Gipper and that Jeanne Kirkpatrick didn't invent the distinction between authoritarianism and totalitarianism.
And, in this sense, I believe, the psychological lynching campaign targeting GE-l is just another worrisome sign of how Turkey is slipping into authoritarianism and totalitarianism.