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Synonyms of despotic

Adjective


1. despotic, despotical

usage: belonging to or having the characteristics of a despot

2. despotic, undemocratic (vs. democratic)

usage: ruled by or characteristic of a despot; "moved from a feudal to a despotic order"; "his administration was arrogant and despotic"

3. authoritarian, autocratic, dictatorial, despotic, tyrannic, tyrannical, undemocratic (vs. democratic)

usage: 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"

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