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despot

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despot/ˈdɛspət/noun
pluraldespots
despot
/ˈdɛspət/
noun
pluraldespots
Learner's definition of DESPOT  
[count]
: a ruler who has total power and who often uses that power in cruel and unfair ways
formal : a person who has a lot of power over other people

— despotic

/dɛˈspɑːtɪk/adjective,[more despotic; most despotic]
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