despotic

Adjective

  1. belonging to or having the characteristics of a despot
    • Synonyms
      • despotical
    • Pertains to
      • tyrant
      • autocrat
      • despot
      • tyrant
      • autocrat
      • despot
    • Related
      • tyrant
      • autocrat
      • despot
      • tyrant
      • autocrat
      • despot
  2. ruled by or characteristic of a despot; “moved from a feudal to a despotic order”; “his administration was arrogant and despotic”
    • Similar to
      • undemocratic
    • Related
      • tyrant
      • autocrat
      • despot
  3. characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; having absolute sovereignty; “an authoritarian regime”; “autocratic government”; “despotic rulers”; “a dictatorial rule that lasted for the duration of the war”; “a tyrannical government”
    • Synonyms
      • authoritarian
      • autocratic
      • dictatorial
      • tyrannic
      • tyrannical
    • Similar to
      • undemocratic
    • Related
      • absolutism
      • tyranny
      • despotism
      • absolutism
      • tyranny
      • despotism
      • tyrant
      • autocrat
      • despot
      • dictator
      • potentate
      • tyrant
      • autocrat
      • despot

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