caesarism Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
tyranny; absolutism; dictatorship; monocracy; Stalinism; shogunate; authoritarianism; despotism; one-man rule; totalitarianism.
A system of government in which unrestricted power is exercised by a single person, to whom, as Cæsar or emperor, it has been committed by the popular will; imperialism; also, advocacy or support of such a system of government. ✍ This word came into prominence in the time of Napoleon III., as an expression of the claims and political views of that emperor, and of the politicians of his court.
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