1. tyrannical

adjective. ['tɝˈænɪkəl'] characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; having absolute sovereignty.


  • authoritarian
  • dictatorial
  • despotic
  • tyrannic
  • undemocratic


  • light
  • modest
  • antiauthoritarian
  • republican

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Rhymes with Tyrannical

  • electromechanical
  • puritanical
  • mechanical
  • botanical

Sentences with tyrannical

1. Adjective
A dictatorship does not always imply tyrannical power, although this is often the case.

Quotes about tyrannical

1. When the Islamic revolution began in 1979 under the leadership of Ayatollah Khomeini, it aroused considerable admiration in the Arab street. It presented a model of organised popular action that deposed one of the region's most tyrannical regimes. The people of the region discerned in this revolution new hope for freedom and change.
- Wadah Khanfar

2. tyrannical

adjective. ['tɝˈænɪkəl'] marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior.


  • domineering
  • tyrannous


  • popular
  • representative
  • elective