Definitions for draconiandreɪˈkoʊ ni ən, drə-; -ˈkɒn ɪk
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of or relating to Draco or his harsh code of laws
Pertaining to Draco, a famous lawgiver of Athens, 621 b. c. Used especially in the phrase Draconian punishment.
Of or resembling a dragon
Origin: From the Athenian lawmaker Draco, known for making harsh laws.
pertaining to Draco, a famous lawgiver of Athens, 621 b. c
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Bringing in something draconian like this is not a very good public health strategy.
That drastic, draconian move in bonds and violent updraft in oil are settling a little bit and that's helping us focus on stocks.
ATF has, and deservedly so, has taken it on the chin for operations like Fast and Furious, and it could be they have approval processes that are overly draconian.
In circumstances like this, a lot of people lose their heads, and call for the most draconian actions, terrorism is all about over-reaction, provoking an over-reaction.
This is a tragedy and the 10-year-old girl is being put through this because of draconian laws, her reality should spur a serious debate as to the risks to health and life such abortion laws have.
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- draconiàCatalan, Valencian
- [[erittäin]] [[ankara]], drakoninenFinnish
- драконски, змејскиMacedonian
- драконовский, драконийRussian
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