- authoritarian personality,
- authority control
Origin of authoritarian
Examples from the Web for authoritarian
And yes, that authoritarian, patriarchal guru-power structure, invariably, always leads to abuses.Is India’s Fallen ‘God-Man’ So Different From a Megachurch Pastor?|Jay Michaelson|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps that name should not be felt so ruefully today, despite the reversion to authoritarian control in Egypt.
Rivers continued on her political, authoritarian monologue by describing what kind of tyrant she would be.What Joan Rivers Said She Would Do If She Were Dictator of America|Asawin Suebsaeng|September 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The crisis in neighbouring Ukraine has rattled Alexander Lukashenko's authoritarian regime.
Coaches have, nevertheless, found Zaatari a somewhat more accommodating sporting environment than their authoritarian homeland.
The authoritarian nightmare of the 1960s has come home for them.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
They are the authoritarian model, the teacher model, and the team work model.Sequential Problem Solving|Fredric Lozo
These are the authoritarian or State Socialist and the individualist methods.Anarchy|Errico Malatesta
Borders are no defense for the penetration of information even in highly controlled or authoritarian societies.Shock and Awe|Harlan K. Ullman
A third point to be noted is the authoritarian character of the regime of the future.The Idea of Progress|J. B. Bury
1862, "favoring imposed order over freedom," from authority + -an. Cf. authoritative, which originally had this meaning to itself. Noun in the sense of one advocating or practicing such governance is from 1859.