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Related / Similar Words: authoritarian, autocratic, dictatorial, tyrannical, despotical

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • ruled by or characteristic of a despot; "moved from a feudal to a despotic order"; "his administration was arrogant and despotic";
  • belonging to or having the characteristics of a despot;

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    Pertainyms: tyrant, autocrat, despot

     

     
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