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authoritarian 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/əˌTHôriˈte(ə)rēən/,/ôˌTHär-/,
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Favoring or enforcing strict obedience to authority, esp. that of the government, at the expense of personal freedom,
  1. Favoring or enforcing strict obedience to authority, esp. that of the government, at the expense of personal freedom
    • - the transition from an authoritarian to a democratic regime
  2. Showing a lack of concern for the wishes or opinions of others; domineering; dictatorial
    • - he had an authoritarian and at times belligerent manner
Noun
  1. An authoritarian person


  1. a person who behaves in a tyrannical manner; "my boss is a dictator who makes everyone work overtime"
  2. characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; having absolute sovereignty; "an authoritarian regime"; "autocratic government"; "despotic rulers"; "a dictatorial rule that lasted for the duration of the war"; "a tyrannical government"
  3. expecting unquestioning obedience; "the timid child of authoritarian parents"; "insufferably overbearing behavior toward the waiter"
  4. (authoritarianism) dictatorship: a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
  5. Authoritarianism is a form of social organization characterized by submission to authority. It is opposed to individualism and democracy. ...
  6. An organization or state which enforces strong or oppressive measures against its population; One who prefers, or one who enforces, absolute obedience to an authority; A totalitarian; Of, or relating to, absolute obedience to an authority; Characterised by a tyrannical obedience to an authority; ...
  7. (Authoritarianism) A political system where the administration of government is centralized. The ruler’s personality may play an important role in maintaining the system and advancing the notion and practice of extreme authority as a political virtue. ...
  8. (authoritarianism) A system of government in which leaders are not subjected to the test of free elections; monopoly of political power by an individual or small group.
  9. (Authoritarianism) a political system that denies popular participation in government
  10. (Authoritarianism) A belief that there should be status and power differences among people in organizations.
  11. (Authoritarianism) A system of control in a group, family, country, religion, etc. in which most members are heavily controlled by a few.
  12. (Authoritarianism) The cruel and irrational treatment of Bernarda's household. This is also symbolized by Bernarda's cane. She uses it to command respect in the house.
  13. (Authoritarianism) Your adherence to the social order and how much you favor obedience.
  14. (authoritarianism) a belief that someone is ethically or politically superior because he or she has such authority
  15. A regime of command and control by the ruler of the government. The government is fully controlled by the ruler. In contrast with a totalitarian state, some social and economic institutions exist outside of government control. ...
  16. Parenting style focused on excessive rules, rigid belief systems, and the expectation of unquestioned obedience.
  17. Any person or theory concerned with encouraging and enforcing obedience to an authority of some sort, and generally unconcerned with the advancement of liberty.
  18. An advocate espousing absolute obedience of the citizenry to the absolute authority of the state at the expense of individual freedom and liberty.
  19. 1. Of, relating to, or favoring blind submission to authority. 2. Of, relating to, or favoring a concentration of power in a leader or an elite not constitutionally responsible to the people [Merriam-Webster]
  20. Having leaders or higher authorities.
  21. the authoritarian parenting style is characterized by high demandingness with low responsiveness. The authoritarian parent is rigid, harsh, and demanding. Abusive parents usually fall in this category (although Baumrind is careful to emphasize that NOT all authoritarian parents are abusive).