Despotic Definition

despätik
adjective
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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Origin of Despotic

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

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