Warning: mysql_numrows(): supplied argument is not a valid MySQL result resource in /home/kidsnetau/dictionary_content.txt on line 15

Dictionary

  Definition of despotism
  1. a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
  2. dominance through threat of punishment and violence
Similar Words: dictatorship, absolutism, authoritarianism, Caesarism, monocracy, one-man rule, shogunate, Stalinism, totalitarianism, tyranny

 

Hyponyms: police state

 

 
  Search Dictionary

Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
 
 
  
  Random Word
coho means small salmon of northern Pacific coasts and the Great Lakes; fatty pinkish flesh of small salmon caught in the Pacific and Great Lakes; ... more
 
  Find words starting with:
   
A
B
C
   
D
E
F
   
G
H
I
   
J
K
L
   
M
N
O
   
P
Q
R
   
S
T
U
   
V
W
X
   
Y
Z