Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for officialdom

References in periodicals archive ?
They will have to be qualified as referees, of course, but like the umpire decision review system in cricket, it can be added to the growing industry surrounding officialdom.
If their high handedness and pursuit of conflict continued then lawyers would take to streets again, they warned while condemning officialdom unjust and insolent conduct towards lawyers.
Officialdom and some landmark buildings participating in the one-hour lights-out event dose not spell countrywide awareness.
Unfortunately that arrangement was changed after 1997 by devolution, and now there is less access, which suits officialdom, but resulted in less scrutiny by the councillors and thus the public.
Summary: Syrian officialdom is busy complaining that Israel violated its sovereignty during Sunday night's airstrikes.
It's sometimes difficult to fathom why officialdom likes to make people run around for a government stamp or seal on a document.
By creating so many problems officialdom can claim an excessively high number of people wish to stay on the open register.
He is not so concerned with how music exposes the ugly face of officialdom as with how it works to create rare moments of freedom away from the regulated zones of officialdom.
In Strasbourg is a museum devoted to the work of the locally born brilliant author/illustrator--The Musee Tomi Ungerer; would that officialdom and culture intelligentsia held our own picture book maestros up to such eminence
Sometimes, officialdom makes itself a very soft target; it's hard to imagine too many readers having sympathy with a bureaucrat whose 9-5 regime is so stressful he or she must have access to Indian head massage therapy.
SIR - As we learned from Eastern Europe, once mistrust between officialdom and the public is established, each incident increases mistrust that results in more restrictions which results in more incidents and so mistrust simply intensifies, and with each step officialdom becomes more convinced that the end justifies the means.
We hear much these days about the extension of the Welsh language into areas of officialdom - language laws; the desire of many for the Assembly to pass its own, more stringent laws; the need for bilingualism in public bodies; the determination of language activists to ensure that shop signs are in Welsh as well as English.
Summary: Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson's latest confrontation with officialdom could land him in even more hot water.
Similarly, this East German attic has been a structure that has held a long and intense succession of ghosts--it is a repository of our imagination but also of the cultural weight of oikonomos, the officialdom.
22 (ANI): Things can be sorted out with amazing ease in Pakistan by just making a call to the higher authorities, but yes, for raising a storm in the country's officialdom one needs to possess power.