Dictatorial in a sentence as an adjective

In dictatorial countries they'd think he was a CIA operative and be tailed.

There always has to be the "bottom" where you can exert near-dictatorial control over the behavior of the computer.

It seems to me that being dictatorial and downright mean only works if you are right about whatever you've decided to be dictatorial about.

It's very ironic that a campaign that was nominally against 'trickle down government' was run in such a centralized, dictatorial fashion.

It's as close to a bulletproof count as you can get." [1]In the face of significant US interference Venezuala could have gone extremely dictatorial, but it seems they went the other way and implemented a more secure voting process than in many other countries where electronic voting is used.

It's very relevant, as selective enforcement of laws is the bread-and-butter of corrupt and dictatorial governments everywhere.

Unlike most people who post here, I have actually lived under a dictatorial regime that ruled a territory that later had a peaceful transition to democracy and legally protected civil rights.

A faultless study design would have to have dictatorial power to observe patient behavior over the long term, measuring exactly absolutely everything that a patient eats.

But in the 1980s, the dictatorial government of Taiwan at the time forced local governments to keep city water prices abnormally low, so none of the cities could afford to maintain the network of pipes that delivered water to homes.

Prior restraint of news media is routine in China, and accounts for a great deal of the public ignorance in China that keeps the current dictatorial regime in power, but it is not at all a friendly act toward the United States.

Imagine the worst fundamentalist christian ignorant half ******** hillbilly sex fiend town straight out of the movie Deliverance, but then give them dictatorial control over outsiders, a total lack of desire to work and a strong desire to dominate control and cheat others and you have Saipan.

" Just about every dictatorial, authoritarian, or megalomaniacal political movement thinks it's pro-freedom.

Dictatorial definitions


of or characteristic of a dictator; "dictatorial powers"


expecting unquestioning obedience; "the timid child of authoritarian parents"; "insufferably overbearing behavior toward the waiter"

See also: authoritarian overbearing


characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; having absolute sovereignty; "an authoritarian regime"; "autocratic government"; "despotic rulers"; "a dictatorial rule that lasted for the duration of the war"; "a tyrannical government"

See also: authoritarian autocratic despotic tyrannic tyrannical