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1. ascendancy

noun. ['əˈsɛndənsi'] the state that exists when one person or group has power over another.

Synonyms

  • control
  • condition
  • mastery
  • ascendency
  • despotism
  • monopoly
  • predominance
  • ascendence
  • status
  • domination
  • dominion
  • ascendent
  • prepotency
  • ascendant
  • tyranny
  • absolutism
  • regulation
  • dominance
  • supremacy
  • rule
  • ascendance

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • powerlessness
  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline

Etymology

  • -cy (English)
  • ascendant (English)
  • ascendant (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Ascendancy

  • dependency
  • ascendency
  • tendency

Sentences with ascendancy


1. Noun, singular or mass
To put it simply, memory sticks are fighting to survive while flash drives are on the ascendancy.

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