- Authoritarian personality : Authoritarian personality refers to a cluster of personal attributes (e.g., submission to persons above and harshness to those below) and social attitudes (e.g., prejudice against minority groups) that is sometimes held to constitute a distinct personality.
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Authoritarian personality refers to a personality pattern characterized by rigidity, inhibition, prejudice, and an excessive concern with power, authority,and obedience. It is a type of personality characterised by rigid beliefs, hostility towards other groups, and submissive attitudes towards those in authority. Moreover, Authoritarian personality is a pattern of cross-situational attitudes and behaviors that reflects conventional values, respect for authority figures, and a desire to punish others who defy authority
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