Translation of despotic in Spanish:


despótico, adj.

Pronunciation /dəˈspɑdɪk//dɪˈspɒtɪk/


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    • Obeying no law, despotic authority was arbitrary, and its animating spirit was fear.
    • There is not a grain of evidence that primitive government was despotic and tyrannical.
    • Even if other nations wished to act selflessly on behalf of the oppressed by attacking a despotic state, the charter of the United Nations forbids it.
    • Autocratic, theocratic, despotic regimes allow no political freedom, all thought is outlawed, and brute suppression is the norm.
    • All it has done is replace one despotic tyrannical regime with another that is mildly better in some ways, and much worse in others.