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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: tyranny(0.01024 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to tyranny.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak)
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute
dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or
opposition etc.) [syn: dictatorship, absolutism, authoritarianism,
Caesarism, despotism, monocracy, one-man rule,
shogunate, Stalinism, totalitarianism]
2: dominance through threat of punishment and violence [syn: absolutism,
English → English (gcide)
Tyranny \Tyr"an*ny\ (t[i^]r"an*n[y^]), n. [OE. tirannye, OF.
tirannie, F. tyrannie; cf. It. tirannia; Gr. tyranni`a,
tyranni`s, L. tyrannis. See Tyrant.]
1. 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.
“Sir,” would he [Seneca] say, “an emperor mote
Be virtuous and hate tyranny.” --Chaucer.
2. Cruel government or discipline; as, the tyranny of a
3. Severity; rigor; inclemency.
The tyranny of the open night's too rough
For nature to endure. --Shak.