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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