Antonyms of adj dictatorial

2 of 3 senses of dictatorial

Sense 2
authoritarian, dictatorial, overbearing -- (expecting unquestioning obedience; "the timid child of authoritarian parents"; "insufferably overbearing behavior toward the waiter")

INDIRECT (VIA domineering) -> submissive -- (inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination; "submissive servants"; "a submissive reply"; "replacing troublemakers with more submissive people")

Sense 3
authoritarian, autocratic, dictatorial, despotic, tyrannic, tyrannical -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA undemocratic) -> democratic -- (characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality; "democratic government"; "a democratic country"; "a democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords"- George du Maurier)

Similarity of adj dictatorial

3 senses of dictatorial

Sense 1
dictatorial -- (of or characteristic of a dictator; "dictatorial powers")

Sense 2
authoritarian, dictatorial, overbearing -- (expecting unquestioning obedience; "the timid child of authoritarian parents"; "insufferably overbearing behavior toward the waiter")
       => domineering (vs. submissive) -- (tending to domineer)

Sense 3
authoritarian, autocratic, dictatorial, despotic, tyrannic, tyrannical -- (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")
       => undemocratic (vs. democratic) -- (not in agreement with or according to democratic doctrine or practice or ideals; "the union broke with its past undemocratic procedures")

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