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Synonyms for Absolutism (same or very similar meaning)

WordNet sense 1 (dominance through threat of punishment and violence):
despotism, tyranny

WordNet sense 2 (a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)):
authoritarianism, dictatorship, shogunate, totalitarianism, monocracy, Caesarism, Stalinism, one-man rule

WordNet sense 3 (the principle of complete and unrestricted power in government):

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