dictatorship, absolutism, authoritarianism, Caesarism, despotism, monocracy, one-man rule, shogunate, Stalinism, totalitarianism, tyranny(noun)
a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
absolutism, tyranny, despotism(noun)
dominance through threat of punishment and violence
A government in which a single ruler (a tyrant) has absolute power.
The office or jurisdiction of an absolute ruler.
Absolute power, or its use.
Extreme severity or rigour.
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
cruel government or discipline; as, the tyranny of a schoolmaster
severity; rigor; inclemency
Tyranny is the third album by the progressive metal group Shadow Gallery, released in 1998. It is the first concept album made by the band, and the story that commences on this album is continued in the album Room V.
The numerical value of tyranny in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of tyranny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
Of all forms of tyranny the least attractive and the most vulgar is the tyranny of mere wealth, the tyranny of plutocracy.
No tyranny is so irksome as petty tyranny the officious demands of policemen, government clerks, and electromechanical gadgets.
No tyranny is so irksome as petty tyranny: the officious demands of policemen, government clerks, and electromechanical gadgets.
I will not acquiesce to an imperial court any more than our founders acquiesced to an imperial British monarch. We must resist and reject judicial tyranny, not retreat.
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- tiraniaCatalan, Valencian
- Tyrannei, TyrannenherrschaftGerman
- tirannide, tiranniaItalian
- тиранија, tiranijaSerbo-Croatian
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