HyperDic: dictatorial

English > 3 senses of the word dictatorial:
ADJECTIVEpertdictatorialof or characteristic of a dictator
alldictatorial, authoritarian, overbearingexpecting unquestioning obedience
alldictatorial, authoritarian, autocratic, despotic, tyrannic, tyrannicalcharacteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule
dictatorial > pronunciation
Soundsdih.ktahtao'riyahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > dictatorial: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or characteristic of a dictator.
Example"dictatorial powers"
Spanishdictatorial
Catalandictatorial
Nounsdictatora ruler who is unconstrained by law
English > dictatorial: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningExpecting unquestioning obedience.
Synonymsauthoritarian, overbearing
Broaderdomineeringtending to domineer
Spanishautoritario, despótico, dictatorial
Catalanautoritari, despòtic, dictatorial
Adverbsdictatoriallyin an overbearingly domineering manner
English > dictatorial: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningcharacteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; having absolute sovereignty.
Example "a dictatorial rule that lasted for the duration of the war"
Synonymsauthoritarian, autocratic, despotic, tyrannic, tyrannical
Broaderundemocraticnot in agreement with or according to democratic doctrine or practice or ideals
Spanishautocrático, autoritario, despótico, dictatorial, tiránico
Catalandictatorial, tirànic
Nounsdictatora ruler who is unconstrained by law

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