Definition of Tyranny

1. Noun. A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.).




2. Noun. Dominance through threat of punishment and violence.

Definition of Tyranny

1. n. The government or authority of a tyrant; a country governed by an absolute ruler; hence, arbitrary or despotic exercise of power; exercise of power over subjects and others with a rigor not authorized by law or justice, or not requisite for the purposes of government.

Definition of Tyranny

1. Noun. A government in which a single ruler (a tyrant) has absolute power. ¹

2. Noun. The office or jurisdiction of an absolute ruler. ¹

3. Noun. Absolute power, or its use. ¹

4. Noun. Extreme severity or rigour. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tyranny

1. the rule of a tyrant [n -NIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tyranny

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tyrannized
tyrannizer
tyrannizers
tyrannizes
tyrannizing
tyrannosaur
tyrannosauri
tyrannosauroid
tyrannosauroids
tyrannosaurs
tyrannosaurus
tyrannosauruses
tyrannous
tyrannously
tyranny (current term)
tyranny of the majority
tyrans
tyrant
tyrant bird
tyrant flycatcher
tyrant flycatchers
tyranted
tyranting
tyrants
tyrase
tyraunt
tyre
tyre-pressure
tyre-pressure gauge

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