184 - Despot

despot : Noun

  1. a leader with great power, especially one who uses it in a cruel way (Oxford)

2. a person, especially a ruler, who has unlimited power over other people, and often uses it unfairly and cruelly (Cambridge)

جابرانہ / ظالم

Sentence (s)

  1. It is the story of a military coup which brings a brutal despot to power. (Oxford)
  2. The king was regarded as having been an enlightened despot. (Cambridge)

Phrases & Connected Words

  • a brutal despot to power
  • having been an enlightened despot

Synonym(s)

  1. Autocrat
  2. Tyrant

Antonym(s)

  1. Commoner
  2. Democrat.

Word Family

  1. Despotic