Definitions For Despotism


  • A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
  • Dominance through threat of punishment and violence
  • Rule by a despot

Is Despotism a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Despotism is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Despotism in a Sentence

  • By the end of the 20th century many countries around the world had rejected despotism in favor of democracy

Synonyms for Despotism

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