Despotical
Despotic Des*pot"ic, Despotical Des*pot"ic*al, a. [Gr. despotiko`s: cf. F. despotique.] Having the character of, or pertaining to, a despot; absolute in power; possessing and abusing unlimited power; evincing despotism; tyrannical; arbitrary. -- {Des*pot"ic*al*ly}, adv. -- {Des*pot"ic*al*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • Despotic — Des*pot ic, Despotical Des*pot ic*al, a. [Gr. despotiko s: cf. F. despotique.] Having the character of, or pertaining to, a despot; absolute in power; possessing and abusing unlimited power; evincing despotism; tyrannical; arbitrary. {Des*pot… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Despotically — Despotic Des*pot ic, Despotical Des*pot ic*al, a. [Gr. despotiko s: cf. F. despotique.] Having the character of, or pertaining to, a despot; absolute in power; possessing and abusing unlimited power; evincing despotism; tyrannical; arbitrary.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Despoticalness — Despotic Des*pot ic, Despotical Des*pot ic*al, a. [Gr. despotiko s: cf. F. despotique.] Having the character of, or pertaining to, a despot; absolute in power; possessing and abusing unlimited power; evincing despotism; tyrannical; arbitrary.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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