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Princeton's WordNet

  1. autocratic, bossy, dominating, high-and-mighty, magisterial, peremptoryadjective

    offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power

    "an autocratic person"; "autocratic behavior"; "a bossy way of ordering others around"; "a rather aggressive and dominating character"; "managed the employees in an aloof magisterial way"; "a swaggering peremptory manner"

  2. authoritarian, autocratic, dictatorial, despotic, tyrannic, tyrannicaladjective

    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"


  1. autocraticadjective

    Of or pertaining to autocracy or to an autocrat; absolute; holding independent and arbitrary powers of government.

    In recent times the British prime minister has become increasingly autocratic.

  2. autocraticadjective

    Of or pertaining to the manner of an autocrat.

    Despite his lack of any actual authority his autocratic demeanour annoyed many of his colleagues.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Autocraticadjective

    alt. of Autocratical

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of autocratic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of autocratic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of autocratic in a Sentence

  1. Vladimir Putin:

    It does not mean that Xi Jinping will tomorrow decide to use force against Taiwan because Xi Jinping friend in Moscow decided to do so against Ukraine, but it makes it evident that there is a possibility -- however slim -- that autocratic regimes could decide for their own calculations, their own reasons to use force against a democratic country.

  2. Kristjan Prikk:

    We are very firmly together with our neighboring countries, but also the rest of EU, and NATO countries standing against it, after all, this is about the fight between autocratic and democratic worlds.

  3. Adam Smith:

    I remain gravely concerned about President Trump's seemingly autocratic rule and how it affects the judgment of our military leadership, the fate of our democracy depends on how we navigate this time of crisis.

  4. Yusuf Muftuoglu:

    These long-term investor circles do not really care how autocratic Turkey becomes, because they are already working with countries such as Saudi and others around the world with bad records on human rights, in more strategic circles, the question is will Turkey be part of a new rising eastern bloc and turn away from the West. As long as it remains somewhere in between, the political risk is seen as manageable.

  5. Lindsey Graham:

    Don't think Congress is going to look away if Lindsey Graham's( bin Salman) making the world a more dangerous place. We are not going to give an autocratic leader a pass.

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