Definition of tyranny Pronunciation
1. A government in which a single ruler (a tyrant) has absolute power; this system of government.
2. The office or jurisdiction of an absolute ruler.
3. Absolute power, or its use.
4. A system of government in which power is exercised on behalf of the ruler or ruling class, without regard to the wishes of the governed.
5. Extreme severity or rigour.
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English - Spanish - tyranny Pronunciation
s. tiranía (f)
English - French - tyranny Pronunciation
absolutisme, tyrannie, monocratie, dictature
English - German - tyranny Pronunciation
n. gewaltherrschaft (f), tyrannei (f)
English - Italian - tyranny Pronunciation
s. tirannia (f)
English - Portuguese - tyranny Pronunciation
s. tirania (f)
English - Russian - tyranny Pronunciation
с. тирания (F), деспотизм (M), тиранство (N), жестокость (F)
English - Turkish - tyranny Pronunciation
i. zulüm, zorbalık, zorba yönetim, tiranlık
English - Dutch - tyranny Pronunciation
zn. tirannie, dwingelandij
English - Greek - tyranny Pronunciation
ουσ. τυραννία
English - Chinese - tyranny Pronunciation
n. 肆意 (sı4 yı4), 暴政 (bao4 zheng4), 肆 (sı4), 独裁者之职 (du2 caı2 zhe3 zhı1 zhı2), 独裁 (du2 caı2), 独裁国家 (du2 caı2 guo2 jıa1), 独裁权 (du2 caı2 quan2), 苛政 (ke1 zheng4)
English - Chinese - tyranny Pronunciation
n. 肆意 (sı4 yı4), 暴政 (bao4 zheng4), 肆 (sı4), 獨裁者之職 (du2 caı2 zhe3 zhı1 zhı2), 獨裁 (du2 caı2), 獨裁國家 (du2 caı2 guo2 jıa1), 獨裁權 (du2 caı2 quan2), 苛政 (ke1 zheng4)
English - Japanese - tyranny Pronunciation
(名) 圧制, 横暴, 暴虐, 専横, 虐政, 暴戻, 獰猛, 苛政, 不仁, 不人情, ティラニー, 凶悪性
English - Korean - tyranny Pronunciation
명. 포학, 압정, 전제정치, 포학한 행위, 무도한 행위, 참주정치

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Synonyms for tyranny
totalitarian government: dictatorship, absolute monarchy, despotism, autocracy