Synonyms
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1. despot

noun. ['ˈdɛspət'] a cruel and oppressive dictator.

Synonyms

  • dictator
  • czar
  • potentate
  • autocrat

Etymology

  • despota (Latin)
  • δεσπότης (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word despot


1. Noun, singular or mass
The most horrific government, as he saw it, was the dictatorship or despot that brutalizes the population.

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