Dictator synonyms

dĭk'tā'tər, dĭk-tā'-
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An absolute ruler, especially one who is harsh and oppressive
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Not caring enough about something important.
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Arrogant in asserting or attempting to assert one's will over others; overbearing.
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(Figuratively) Anyone who lays stress on a rigid adherence to the details of discipline, or to forms and fixed methods or rules.
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A person who wields power oppressively; a tyrant.
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Of, or having the nature of, an oracle
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A person given broad administrative powers to make government policy
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Someone who oppresses another or others.
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A person who is cruel to others, especially those who are weaker or have less power.
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Of or like a despot; autocratic; tyrannical
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Urgent; imperative
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Acting in a dictatorial manner; arrogant; domineering
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A member of a political party or other organization that advocates fascist principles.
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(Law) Relating to a decision made by a court or legislature that lacks a grounding in law or fact:
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Of or pertaining to the manner of an autocrat.
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A practitioner or supporter of such a government.
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A ruler having unlimited power; a despot.
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A person who rules or governs; a person who exercises dominion or controlling power over others.
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A man, usually a military leader, whose popular influence and power may afford him the position of dictator, as in a time of political crisis.
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A man who competes in contests of physical strength.
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Tending to impose one's demands upon others as if one was an authority.
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(Gram.) Designating or of the mood of a verb that expresses a command, strong request, or exhortation
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A representative of the government or communist party in the U.S.S.R., responsible for political orientation, esp. in a military unit
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(Mil.) A shot that hits or explodes beyond the target
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In the manner of a dictator, usually with callous disregard for others
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Stubbornly adhering to a doctrine or theory
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Relating to, characteristic of, or resulting from dogma.
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Positive in opinion or judgment; absolutely certain, overconfident, unwilling to hear any debate or argument (especially in a pejorative sense); dogmatic. [from 16th c.]
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The author of anarchy; one who excites revolt.
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An absolute ruler; a despot.
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A leader or commander; a chief.
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A person having great power; ruler; monarch
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A council; a convention; a tribunal; an assembly; especially, the grand council of state in Spain.
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Any of the rulers of an oligarchy
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Of or pertaining to an ecclesiastic or priestly order.
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Sedately dignified in appearance or manner:
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A political boss; an overlord.
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A governor of a province in ancient Persia.
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(Informal, politics, US) An appointed official tasked to regulate or oversee a specific area.
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