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Definitions of authoritarian:
  • noun:   a person behaves in an tyrannical manner
  • adjective:   likened to a dictator in severity
  • adjective:   characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; having absolute sovereignty
    Example: "An authoritarian regime"
  • adjective:   expecting unquestioning obedience
    Example: "The timid child of authoritarian parents"

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