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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An absolute and irresponsible monarch.

Usage examples (32)
  • The benevolent despot who sees himself as a shepherd of the people still demands from others the submissiveness of sheep.
  • When one wins an election they were not given the office so "nepotic despot" is just name calling.
  • That is nationalization in the style of a Latin American despot.
  • For he was what is called an enlightened despot, which is the worst kind of despot. for more
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