Example sentences for: despotic

How can you use “despotic” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • One observer in 1851 likened the typical American school to "the despotic government of a military camp."

  • Despotic governments are so efficient that they are easy to administer.

  • [was] no more despotic."

  • A despotic king might pass power on to more enlightened progeny.

  • This led to civil war and the despotic rule of Octavian, nephew and heir of Julius Caesar whose new title of Augustus Caesar signified the collapse of the Roman Republic and the beginning of the Roman Empire in 27 b.c.


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