What is another word for dictatorially?

Pronunciation: [dɪktɐtˈɔːɹɪəli] (IPA)

Dictatorially is an adverb that describes someone who behaves in an authoritarian and controlling manner, often making decisions without considering the opinions of others. There are several synonyms for the word dictatorially, including autocratically, despotically, imperiously, tyrannically, and domineeringly. Each of these words emphasizes a specific aspect of dictatorial behavior. Autocratically suggests absolute power and refusal to accept criticism, despotically implies cruelty and oppression, and imperiously suggests arrogance and haughtiness. Tyrannically suggests an overbearing and oppressive approach, while domineeringly implies a controlling and dominating personality. All of these synonyms describe someone who exercises absolute power over others, often in a harsh and uncompromising manner.

What are the hypernyms for Dictatorially?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Dictatorially

Not dictatorially so, but with a humorous, half-satirical insistence that was very engaging.
"Winding Paths"
Gertrude Page
"She mustn't hear of it till the last moment," said Tredgold, dictatorially; "the quieter we keep the whole thing the better.
"Dialstone Lane, Part 2."
W.W. Jacobs
One can believe that he scarcely wishes to march dictatorially, and full surely his Egyptian policy was from step to step a misreading of the will of the English people.
"The Short Works of George Meredith"
George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009

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