despotic


despotic
DESPÓTIC, -Ă, despotici, -ce, adj. (Despre o faptă, un regim, o lege) De despot, caracteristic despoţilor; tiranic, dictatorial, samavolnic; (despre oameni) care se comportă ca un despot; absolut, arbitrar (2). – Din fr. despotique.
Trimis de RACAI, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX '98

DESPÓTIC adj. 1. v. tiranic. 2. v. tiran. 3. v. abuziv.
Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime

despótic adj. m., pl. despótici; f. sg. despótică, pl. despótice
Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic

DESPÓTI//C despoticcă (despoticci, despoticce) Care ţine de despoţi; propriu despoţilor. Regim despotic. /<fr. despotique
Trimis de siveco, 22.08.2004. Sursa: NODEX

DESPÓTIC, -Ă adj. De despot; tiranic, absolutist, dictatorial. [cf. fr. despotique].
Trimis de LauraGellner, 10.05.2006. Sursa: DN

DESPÓTIC, -Ă adj. 1. caracteristic despoţilor; tiranic, dictatorial, samavolnic. 2. abuziv, arbitrar. (< fr. despotique)
Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN

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  • despotic — index brutal, dictatorial, peremptory (imperative), severe, strict, stringent, tyrannous Burton s Lega …   Law dictionary

  • despotic — 1640s, from Fr. despotique (14c.), from Gk. despotikos, from despotes (see DESPOT (Cf. despot)). Related: Despotical; despotically …   Etymology dictionary

  • despotic — tyrannical, tyrannous, arbitrary, autocratic, *absolute Analogous words: domineering, imperious, *masterful, imperative: *dictatorial, authoritarian, magisterial …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • despotic — [des pät′ik] adj. [Fr despotique < Gr despotikos] of or like a despot; autocratic; tyrannical: also despotical despotically adv …   English World dictionary

  • despotic — adjective 1. belonging to or having the characteristics of a despot • Syn: ↑despotical • Pertains to noun: ↑despot (for: ↑despotical), ↑despot • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • despotic — adjective /dɛsˈpɒt.ɪk,dəˈspɒt.ɪk,dɛsˈpɑt.ɪk/ a) Of or pertaining to a despot or tyrant. This despotic age of the empire ended in a revolt. b) Acting or ruling as a despot, tyrannical. The despotic king dissolved the parliament, and took personal… …   Wiktionary

  • despotic — [[t]dɪspɒ̱tɪk[/t]] ADJ GRADED (emphasis) If you say that someone is despotic, you are emphasizing that they use their power over other people in a very unfair or cruel way. The country was ruled by a despotic tyrant. Syn: tyrannical …   English dictionary

  • despotic — adj. Despotic is used with these nouns: ↑regime, ↑ruler …   Collocations dictionary

  • despotic — adjective a despotic regime Syn: autocratic, dictatorial, totalitarian, absolutist, undemocratic, unaccountable; one party, autarchic, monocratic; tyrannical, tyrannous, oppressive, repressive, draconian, illiberal Ant: democratic …   Thesaurus of popular words