autocratic[ aw-tuh-krat-ik or aw-tuh-krat-i-kuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF autocratic
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Cyrus is made to behave rather like the autocratic father of a goody story-book.
The answer was covered by the autocratic clang on the engine-room gong.
At present, an autocratic bureaucracy with no one man at the top.
Is it likely that such feel the autocratic pressure of their Tsar?
They charged Susan with lust for power and autocratic control.
L'État c'est moi was the autocratic maxim of Louis Quatorze.
Mr. Harling, therefore, seemed to me autocratic and imperial in his ways.
Something struggled with the autocratic criticism in her eyes.
The pottery-works were run on a liberal if autocratic basis.
This old fellow had nothing of the other's alert, autocratic self-sufficiency.
1823, from French autocratique, from autocrate, from Greek autokrates (see autocrat). Earlier autocratoric (1670s) was directly from Greek autokratorikos. Autocratical is attested from 1801.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR AUTOCRATIC
- high and mighty
- on an ego trip
- puffed up
- stuck up
- wise guy