Des*pot"ic (?), Des*pot"ic*al (?), a. [Gr. : cf. F. despotique.]

Having the character of, or pertaining to, a despot; absolute in power; possessing and abusing unlimited power; evincing despotism; tyrannical; arbitrary.

-- Des*pot"ic*al*ly, adv. -- Des*pot"ic*al*ness, n.

 

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