Despotism in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Despotism

a type of government in which one individual or group governs with complete authority, usually in a harsh manner

Examples of Despotism in a sentence

The only way to end despotism is by removing the ruthless king from the throne.  🔊

Since the family endured torture under the dictator’s despotism, they hoped to immigrate to another country.  🔊

The citizens owned no property and had no rights during the emperor’s reign of despotism.  🔊

In countries ruled by despotism, censorship is heavily used to keep residents from accessing revolutionary content.  🔊

After years of living under despotism, citizens were happy to see a kind and fair king assume power.  🔊

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