Synonyms of 'tyranny'
oppressive and unjust government by more than one personI'm the sole victim of her tyranny.
an attempt to escape political oppression
a long period of military dictatorship
reign of terror,
They accused him of carrying out a reign of terror.
a prototypical example of political despotism
Many poor countries are abandoning autocracy.
absolutism, , ,
the triumphal reassertion of royal absolutism
harsh discipline, ,
Tyranny is always better organised than freedom – Basic Verities]
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in the sense of absolutism
a political system in which a monarch or dictator has unrestricted powerthe triumphal reassertion of royal absolutism
in the sense of autocracy
government by an individual with unrestricted authorityMany poor countries are abandoning autocracy.
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