What is the opposite of authoritarian?

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Opposite of favouring or enforcing strict obedience to authority at the expense of personal freedom
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Opposite of strict or exacting in standards
“I can actually leave whenever I want because my parents are rather lenient when it comes to my curfew.”
Opposite of having power and influence over others
“It was a disappointingly weak performance by a team supposedly in search of redemption.”
Opposite of tending to give orders to others in an authoritative manner
“The plot just requires him to be a meek, timid guy next door who believes in following the rules.”
Opposite of having great impact or influence
“We would end up an impotent and uninfluential nation, just one voice among the many.”
Opposite of of or pertaining to prescribing or enjoining, especially an action or behavior based on a norm or standard
Opposite of inclined to lay down principles as undeniably true
Opposite of severe or strict in manner or attitude
“The husband was a tall and genial fellow, friendly, youthful, and easy-going.”
Opposite of vigorous and energetic
Opposite of an authoritarian person
Opposite of a totalitarian leader of a country, nation, or government
(malevolent) Opposite of a person of high rank, status, power, or influence
“He remained the king's slave for years until he was granted clemency to return to this family.”
Opposite of a strict disciplinarian
Opposite of someone who oppresses another or others
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