undemocratic

Definitions of undemocratic
  1. adjective
    not in agreement with or according to democratic doctrine or practice or ideals
    “the union broke with its past undemocratic procedures”
    Synonyms:
    authoritarian, autocratic, despotic, dictatorial, tyrannic, tyrannical
    characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; having absolute sovereignty
    despotic
    ruled by or characteristic of a despot
    monarchal, monarchic, monarchical
    ruled by or having the supreme power resting with a monarch
    totalitarian
    characterized by a government in which the political authority exercises absolute and centralized control
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    Antonyms:
    democratic
    characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality
    antiauthoritarian
    opposed to authoritarianism
    classless, egalitarian
    favoring social equality
    parliamentary
    having the supreme legislative power resting with a body of cabinet ministers chosen from and responsible to the legislature or parliament
    parliamentary
    in accord with rules and customs of a legislative or deliberative assembly
    participatory
    affording the opportunity for individual participation
    popular
    carried on by or for the people (or citizens) at large
    representative
    being or characteristic of government by representation in which citizens exercise power through elected officers and representatives
    republican
    having the supreme power lying in the body of citizens entitled to vote for officers and representatives responsible to them or characteristic of such government
    elected, elective
    subject to popular election
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