"despotic" in the adjective sense
1. despotic, despotical
belonging to or having the characteristics of a despot
ruled by or characteristic of a despot
"moved from a feudal to a despotic order"
"his administration was arrogant and despotic"
3. authoritarian, autocratic, dictatorial, despotic, tyrannic, tyrannical
characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule having absolute sovereignty
"an authoritarian regime"
"a dictatorial rule that lasted for the duration of the war"
"a tyrannical government"
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