Definition of despotism:
dictatorship, totalism, one-man rule, over, autocracy, autarchy, imperialism, tyranny, politics, government, autocracy, monocracy, domination, Caesarism, oppression, Stalinism, coercion, repression, absolutism, authoritarianism, shogunate, totalitarianism.
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