Tyranny synonyms

tĭr'ə-nē
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Strictness; harshness
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A country or state that is governed by a single person with unlimited power.
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Oppression means feeling weighed down physically or emotionally.
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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.
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Any period of time during which those in control coerce or subdue others, as by causing fear or threatening violence
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Despotism is defined as a situation in which a ruler has absolute power.
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(Philosophy) Belief in a metaphysical absolute; belief in Absolute. [First attested in the late 19th century.]
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By vague analogy, any system of strong autocracy or oligarchy usually to the extent of bending and breaking the law, race-baiting and violence against largely unarmed populations.
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Tyrannical; despotic, oppressive, unjust, etc.
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A type of government where absolute sovereignty is allotted to an individual or a small clique.
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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.
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(Obsolete) Stiffness or rigidity.
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The principles of social equality and respect for the individual within a community.
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Absolute rule or power; autocracy.
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Government by one person; autocracy
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A system of government in which the people have virtually no authority and the state wields absolute control, for example, a dictatorship.
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A series of six balls bowled from one end of a cricket pitch.
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Political life:
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A form of government in which the governing body has absolute, or almost absolute, control. Typically this control is maintained by force, and little heed is paid to public opinion or the judicial system.
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Military or imperial dictatorship; political authoritarianism.
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a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
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The bureaucratic, authoritarian exercise of state power and mechanistic application of Marxist-Leninist principles associated with Stalin.
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Find another word for tyranny. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for tyranny, like: severity, autocracy, oppression, cruelty, reign-of-terror, despotism, absolutism, fascism, oppressive, tyrannous and dictatorship.