Despotic

Word DESPOTIC
Character 8
Hyphenation des pot ic
Pronunciations N/A

Definitions and meanings of "Despotic"

What do we mean by despotic?

Of or pertaining to a despot or tyrant.

Acting or ruling as a despot, tyrannical.

Bunch of randoms who need idlers... Urban Dictionary

The worst form of government in Civilization 3. You suffer from massive amounts of corruption and waste, and any square producing more then 2 commerce, food, or shields produces one less. Research your way to Republic or Monarchy ASAP. Urban Dictionary

"Despotism is government by a singular authority - either a single person or tightly knit group - which rules with absolute power." Urban Dictionary

"President" of New Guinea. Urban Dictionary

One of a Kind; rarity in itself Urban Dictionary

A guy that is the weird sexual one in your friend group. he is funny hang out with but will never ever get a date because he objectifies women. he always looks like a pedo.....but isnt. he can be sweet, but it is usually just to get in your pants. if you ever meet a despot, introduce him to someone else. Urban Dictionary

A large wharehouse that sells poorly made household items made in china, warped lumber, and grossly underpays its employees. Urban Dictionary

A term used to characterize present day politics all over the world as the apparent surge in fascist-leaning leaders is seen. Urban Dictionary

The name for dictators in small countries that think they are more important than they are. The term comes from how children play soldier by putting a kitchen pot on their heads to make people think they are real soldiers. Tinpot despots have a lot less influence in the world than they think they do. They often use military forve to get what they want. Urban Dictionary

Despotism is government by a singular authority - either a single person or tightly knit group - which rules with absolute power. Also, see despotism and hydraulic despotism. Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Despotic

The word "despotic" in example sentences

The US is approaching what I call despotic, with police carrying out absolutisic policy in the streets among our children. ❋ Unknown (2009)

I understand that to be an A level history student you need to have a wide grasp of specialised vocabulary but can i realy be blamed for never hearing the word despotic before? ❋ Unknown (2009)

What must these men think today, these men like Benes and Masaryk who had seen their nation freed from those who held it in despotic control and given an opportunity to become a first rate democratic power. ❋ Unknown (1939)

The Russian government, being despotic, is naturally inclined to be suspicious, and it has long been the custom to send off persons supposed to be dangerous to the state, to live in the intensely cold and remote district of Siberia. ❋ Unknown (1864)

Typical communist and Marxist crud coming from the Central American so called "leadership" that I call despotic scum who's main contributions to the world consist of tourism for the ❋ Unknown (2009)

I'd not use the word despotic, there was a lot of popular complicity out there. ❋ Unknown (2009)

( "The British government rules the Burmese in despotic fashion," he wrote. ❋ Unknown (1983)

[4] I understand that to be an A level history student you need to have a wide grasp of specialised vocabulary but can i realy be blamed for never hearing the word despotic before? ❋ M_francis (2009)

I seem to recall another despotic oil rich leader who used to boast about his strong showing in elections. ❋ Unknown (2006)

The so called despotic Hizballah has already begun handing out 12 grand to every victim in Lebanon who lost a house and is already rebuilding a country. ❋ Unknown (2006)

The attack he launched on Montesquieu and the theory of despotism considered as an empirical theory applicable to the Oriental empires classified as despotic was so serious that it probably merited the abandonment of the concept, at least until much more reliable work had been done than was then available. ❋ MELVIN RICHTER (1968)

I have, I believe, formerly observed with regard to the character of the governments of the East, that their tendency was despotic, that is, towards unity; whilst that of the Greek governments, on the other hand, leaned to the manifold and the popular, the unity in them being purely ideal, namely of all as an identification of the whole. ❋ Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1803)

There should seem to be no doubt, that a sovereign thus liable to be controuled, and punished for an abuse of power, cannot be called a despotic monarch. ❋ Robert Kerr (1784)

[22]:[38] <[azuma]> #team-despotic ❋ Non-random (2003)

Despotism [sucks]! ❋ Elite (2003)

[George Bush]. ❋ Deathtobees (2004)

He uses all his [oil money] to expand his palace, not help the common man, what a [smacktard] [despot]! ❋ Elite (2003)

That was a Despotes. ❋ Hairy Vag (2008)

" hey whos that guy " "oh thats despot" " should we [say hi] ?" " [nope], lets just [speed walk] away......fast" ❋ Lolarosegreen (2019)

I [went down] to the [Home Despot] to buy a can a [spray paint] and got fucking lost. ❋ Eugene (2004)

It looks like we’re living in the Day of the [Despot] with all of these [strong-arm], [cult of personality] types being “voted” into office. ❋ Dr Bunnygirl (2019)

Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe and [Muammar] al-Gaddafi of Libya are considered [tinpot] despots. Sudan, Eritrea, Chad, and [Equatorial Guinea] also have tinpot despots as leaders as well. ❋ Running_late (2011)

[columbians] [monopolizing] the coke industry, the mongolians in the Opium wars, Egypt and [Babylonia] in the BCE era, the government controlled the irrigation channels; good subjects received plentiful water for their crops, while bad subjects were starved of water so that their crops died. ❋ Deathtobees (2004)

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