What does tyrannical mean?

Definitions for tyrannical
tɪˈræn ɪ kəl, taɪ-tyran·ni·cal

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tyrannical.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oppressive, tyrannical, tyrannous(adj)

    marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior

    "the oppressive government"; "oppressive laws"; "a tyrannical parent"; "tyrannous disregard of human rights"

  2. authoritarian, autocratic, dictatorial, despotic, tyrannic, tyrannical(adj)

    characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; having absolute sovereignty

    "an authoritarian regime"; "autocratic government"; "despotic rulers"; "a dictatorial rule that lasted for the duration of the war"; "a tyrannical government"

Wiktionary

  1. tyrannical(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to tyranny or a tyrant.

  2. tyrannical(Adjective)

    Despotic, oppressive or authoritarian.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tyrannical(adj)

    of or pertaining to a tyrant; suiting a tyrant; unjustly severe in government; absolute; imperious; despotic; cruel; arbitrary; as, a tyrannical prince; a tyrannical master; tyrannical government

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tyrannical in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tyrannical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of tyrannical in a Sentence

  1. Larry Pratt:

    It's for restraining tyrannical tendencies in government, if need be, by active measures.

  2. Phil Trieb:

    [I]f we won’t choose to pay the price of liberty, then by default we shall suffer the cost of servitude -- whether it be the iron chains of a tyrannical oligarchy or the regulatory chains of unelected, faceless bureaucrats. When we witness our neighbors abused by tyrants, will we skulk away and hope we’re not next? Or will we stand by them and challenge -- as freedom-loving Americans -- the tyranny of lawless leaders.

  3. Emiliano Zapata:

    Seek justice from tyrannical governments not with your hat in your hand but a rifle in your fist

  4. Mike Pence:

    For all the media fawning over the sister of the North Korean dictator, I think it’s important that every American knows who this person is and what she’s done, the sister of Kim Jong Un is a central pillar of the most tyrannical and oppressive regime on the planet, an evil family clique that brutalizes, subjugates, starves and imprisons its 25 million people.

  5. Marco Rubio:

    Cuba is a brutal, tyrannical dictatorship 90 miles from the shore of our country.

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