What is another word for machiavellism?

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[ mˈaki͡əvˌɛlɪzəm], [ mˈaki‍əvˌɛlɪzəm], [ m_ˈa_k_iə_v_ˌɛ_l_ɪ_z_ə_m]

Machiavellism, also known as Machiavellianism, refers to the political philosophy of Niccolo Machiavelli, which emphasizes the use of cunning, deceit, and manipulation to attain power and maintain control. Synonyms for this term include manipulation, strategizing, scheming, calculating, planning, plotting, and conniving. Other words that could be considered synonyms for Machiavellism include craftiness, duplicity, cunningness, deviousness, and guile. These terms all refer to similar qualities of behavior, and can be used interchangeably when describing people or tactics that are characterized by a lack of morality or ethics and a willingness to do whatever is necessary to achieve one's goals.

Related words: niccolò machiavelli, machiavellian, machiavellianism, machiavellian politics, machiavelli on power, machiavelli's the prince, maxims of machiavelli

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