1. in an overbearingly domineering manner
; as a dictator
; - Example: "this manager acts dictatorially toward his colleagues"[syn: dictatorially, autocratically, magisterially]
2. in an autocratic manner;
- Example: "the Czars ruled Russia autocratically"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Autocratic \Au`to*crat"ic\, Autocratical \Au`to*crat"ic*al\, a.
Of or pertaining to autocracy or to an autocrat; absolute;
holding independent and arbitrary powers of government. --