Definition of "autocratical" [autocratical]

  • Autocratic (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "autocratical" in a sentence
  • "Before the establishment of the state government, there was a judiciary created by an autocratical edict of General Riley; and a pamphlet, extracted and translated from the Mexican Constitutional laws of 1836, constituted the _Corpus Juris Civilis_ of the Territory of California."
  • "We are not wise in going back to the most ignorant, the most tyrannical, most autocratical periods."
  • "It seems scarcely justifiable to assign to any particular point of time the "Ballade sent to King Richard" by Chaucer; but its manifest intention was to apprise the king of the poet's sympathy with his struggle against the opponents of the royal policy, which was a thoroughly autocratical one."