despot

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despot /ˈdɛspət/ noun
plural despots
despot
/ˈdɛspət/
noun
plural despots
Learner's definition of DESPOT
[count]
: a ruler who has total power and who often uses that power in cruel and unfair ways
formal : a person who has a lot of power over other people

— despotic

/dɛˈspɑːtɪk/ adjective [more despotic; most despotic]
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