autocrat definition

  • noun:
    • A ruler having unlimited energy; a despot.
    • someone with endless energy or expert: a corporate autocrat.
    • An absolute ruler with limitless energy
    • A title borne by some such Monarchs, as in Byzantium and tsarist Russia
    • a total sovereign; a monarch whom keeps and workouts the capabilities of government by claim of absolute right, not susceptible to constraint.
    • a person who rules with undisputed sway in any business or connection; a despot.
    • a total prince or sovereign; a ruler or monarch whom keeps and workouts the abilities of government as by inherent right, not susceptible to constraints: as, “the autocrat of all Russias,” a title thought because of the emperor of Russia.
    • a person who is invested with or assumes unlimited authority in every connection: as, “The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table” (title of a novel)
    • a cruel and oppressive dictator

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