Despotic meaning

despätik
Of or like a despot; autocratic; tyrannical.
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The definition of despotic is something associated with or typically attributed to a despot, or a cruel and oppressive ruler.

An example of despotic used as an adjective is the phrase despotic killing which is the act of killing anyone who disagrees with your political position.

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Acting or ruling as a despot, tyrannical.

The despotic king dissolved the parliament, and took personal control of the country.

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Of or pertaining to a despot or tyrant.

This despotic age of the empire ended in a revolt.

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Origin of despotic

  • From Ancient Greek δεσποτικός (despotikos) via French despotique.

    From Wiktionary