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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 des·pot·ic /dɛsˈpɑtɪk, dɪs-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Des·pot·ic Des·pot·ic·al a.  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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: belonging to or having the characteristics of a despot [syn:
      2: ruled by or characteristic of a despot; "moved from a feudal
         to a despotic order"; "his administration was arrogant and
      3: characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; having
         absolute sovereignty; "an authoritarian regime";
         "autocratic government"; "despotic rulers"; "a dictatorial
         rule that lasted for the duration of the war"; "a
         tyrannical government" [syn: authoritarian, autocratic,
          dictatorial, tyrannical]