- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)adj. complete, perfect, thorough; sheer; fixed, positive; unrestricted, unbounded, full, plenary; despotic, autocratic, supreme. See completion, greatness, certainty.Ant., relative; qualified.II(Roget's IV) modif.1. [Without limitation]Syn. total, complete, entire, utter, perfect, infinite, unalloyed, fixed, settled, supreme, full, self-sufficing, unconditioned, unrestricted, unlimited, unconditional, unconstrained, unrestrained, unequivocal, independent, self-existent, unmixed, unqualified, categorical, without reserve, wholehearted, sheer, unstinted, unbounded, self-determined, pure, unmitigated, unabridged, thorough, clean, outright, downright, thoroughgoing, ideal, inalienable, free, simple, all-out, hard and fast, blanket, out-and-out; see also comprehensive .Ant. restricted*, limited, qualified.2. [Perfect]Syn. pure, faultless, unblemished, untarnished; see perfect 2 .3. [Without limit in authority]Syn. authoritarian, domineering, supreme, arbitrary, official, authoritative, suppressive, highhanded, autocratic, tyrannous, tyrannical, fascist, fascistic, absolutist, absolutistic, autarchic, overbearing, czarist, nazi, totalitarian, communistic, inquisitorial, oppressive, undemocratic, antidemocratic, imperious, imperative, dogmatic, commanding, controlling, compelling, despotic, lordly, intimidating, fanatic, dictatorial, peremptory, arrogant, with an iron hand; see also autocratic 1 .Ant. democratic*, constitutional, lenient.4. [Pure]Syn. unadulterated, unmixed, unalloyed; see pure 1 .5. [Certain]Syn. positive, unquestionable, undeniable; see certain 3 .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.1. total utter, complete, perfect, pure, unadulterated, consummate, outright, entire, undiluted, unmitigated.2. definite positive, unquestionable, certain, actual, exact, undeniable, unequivocal, indisputable.3. authoritarian dictatorial, tyrannical, despotic, autocratic, totalitarian, iron-handed.ANT.: 1. incomplete, imperfect. 2. indefinite, questionable, uncertain. 3. democraticIV(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Supremely excellent in quality or nature: consummate, faultless, flawless, impeccable, indefectible, perfect, unflawed. See GOOD. 2. Free from extraneous elements: perfect, plain, pure, sheer2, simple, unadulterated, undiluted, unmixed. See CLEAN. 3. Without limitations or mitigating conditions: unconditional, unconditioned, unqualified, unreserved. See LIMITED. 4. Having no reservations: implicit, unconditional, undoubting, unfaltering, unhesitating, unquestioning, unreserved, wholehearted. See BIG, LIMITED. 5. Completely such, without qualification or exception: all-out, arrant, complete, consummate, crashing, damned, dead, downright, flat, out-and-out, outright, perfect, plain, pure, sheer2, thorough, thoroughgoing, total, unbounded, unequivocal, unlimited, unmitigated, unqualified, unrelieved, unreserved, utter2. Informal: flat-out, positive. Chiefly British: blooming. See BIG, LIMITED. 6. Having and exercising complete political power and control: absolutistic, arbitrary, autarchic, autarchical, autocratic, autocratical, despotic, dictatorial, monocratic, totalitarian, tyrannic, tyrannical, tyrannous. See OVER, POLITICS.
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