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Found 4 items, similar to tyranny.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: tyranny kezaliman
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: tyranny kelaliman
English → English (WordNet) Definition: tyranny tyranny 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, despotism]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Tyranny 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. [1913 Webster] “Sir,” would he [Seneca] say, “an emperor mote need Be virtuous and hate tyranny.” --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. Cruel government or discipline; as, the tyranny of a schoolmaster. [1913 Webster] 3. Severity; rigor; inclemency. [1913 Webster] The tyranny of the open night's too rough For nature to endure. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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