Definitions for despotic
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belonging to or having the characteristics of a despot
ruled by or characteristic of a despot
"moved from a feudal to a despotic order"; "his administration was arrogant and despotic"
authoritarian, autocratic, dictatorial, despotic, tyrannic, tyrannical(adj)
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"
Of or pertaining to a despot or tyrant.
This despotic age of the empire ended in a revolt.
Acting or ruling as a despot, tyrannical.
The despotic king dissolved the parliament, and took personal control of the country.
Origin: From δεσποτικός via despotique.
alt. of Despotical
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