Oppression means feeling weighed down physically or emotionally.
A country or state that is governed by a single person with unlimited power.
As a ground for divorce, the intentional and malicious infliction of physical or psychological abuse by a married person upon his or her spouse that endangers or severely impairs the spouse’s life or physical or mental well-being or creates a reasonable apprehension in the spouse’s mind of physical or mental harm. The extent of abuse that a spouse is expected to tolerate varies state to state, but a single act of cruelty is normally not enough to constitute grounds for divorce. See also abuse.
Any period of time during which those in control coerce or subdue others, as by causing fear or threatening violence
Tyrannical; despotic, oppressive, unjust, etc.
The bureaucratic, authoritarian exercise of state power and mechanistic application of Marxist-Leninist principles associated with Stalin.
Repression is defined as controlling or limiting someone or something by force or by exercise of authority, or the unconscious exclusion of thoughts from the mind.
Military or imperial dictatorship; political authoritarianism.
Despotism is defined as a situation in which a ruler has absolute power.
The principles of social equality and respect for the individual within a community.
Absolute rule or power; autocracy.
Government by one person; autocracy
A series of six balls bowled from one end of a cricket pitch.
a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
(Obsolete) Stiffness or rigidity.
Find another word for tyranny. In this page you can discover 34 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for tyranny, like: oppression, autocracy, cruelty, severity, dictatorship, reign-of-terror, tyrannous, totalitarianism, stalinism, absolutism and repression.