Despotism in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Despotism

a situation where absolute power is used cruelly

Examples of Despotism in a sentence

The tyrant’s despotism was made obvious when he ordered everyone that served him to surrender their wealth to him.  🔊

If the ruler of a country uses his power to force people to obey his will through violence, he is guilty of despotism.  🔊

The only way to ensure that despotism doesn’t occur is to ensure that a country’s ruler does not have absolute power to himself.  🔊

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