English adjective: despotic
|1.||despotic belonging to or having the characteristics of a despot|
|2.||despotic ruled by or characteristic of a despot|
|Samples||Moved from a feudal to a despotic order.|
His administration was arrogant and despotic.
|3.||despotic characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; having absolute sovereignty|
|Samples||An authoritarian regime.|
A dictatorial rule that lasted for the duration of the war.
A tyrannical government.
|Synonyms||authoritarian, autocratic, dictatorial, tyrannic, tyrannical|