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dictatorial

[ dik-tuh-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF dictatorial

Synonyms for dictatorial

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Antonyms for dictatorial

  • democratic
  • humble
  • meek
  • obedient
  • servile
  • submissive
  • yielding
  • docile
  • passive
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It was inconceivable that this imperious and dictatorial man could be so blind.

She was a lean, yellow, dictatorial young person with no conversation.

But she was harsh-looking, had a harsh voice, and was dictatorial.

He was so strong and dictatorial, so certain of his own judgment and opinions.

It is the work of a cold, calculating, and dictatorial nature.

They were haughty and dictatorial because their associates were uncertain and divided.

Not that I was at all dictatorial—apparently I asked it as a favour.

"Come on out now, and let her sleep," ordered the dictatorial Nell.

For, at sixteen, a girl cannot fast for long, and country air is dictatorial.

I was not much pleased with the dictatorial tone of this remark.

WORD ORIGIN

1701; see dictator + -ial. Related: Dictatorially.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DICTATORIAL

absolute

adjectivein control or complete authority
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