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1. tyranny

noun. ['ˈtɪrəni'] a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.).

Synonyms

  • despotism
  • totalitarianism
  • autarchy
  • police state
  • monocracy
  • authoritarianism
  • shogunate
  • Stalinism
  • Caesarism
  • one-man rule
  • autocracy
  • dictatorship

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • powerlessness
  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline

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Rhymes with Tyranny

  • aborigine
  • accompany
  • agony
  • albany
  • androgyny
  • anemone
  • anthony
  • antigone
  • antony
  • balcony
  • bethany
  • bimini
  • botany
  • boustany
  • brittany
  • cacophony
  • canonie
  • carmany
  • co.
  • colony

How do you pronounce tyranny?

Pronounce tyranny as ˈtɪrəni.

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How do you spell tyranny? Is it tyrrany ?

A common misspelling of tyranny is tyrrany

Sentences with tyranny


1. Noun, singular or mass
He saw factions as protection against tyranny and encouraged a form of government that would encourage and bolster factions.

Quotes about tyranny


1. Down with tyranny!' Bramble cried. 'Aristocracy! Autocracy! Monocracy! Other ocracy things! You are outnumbered, sir! Surrender!
- Heather Dixon, Entwined

2. I am a strong believer in the tyranny, the dictatorship, the absolute authority of the writer.
- Philip Pullman

3. Speak against unconscious oppression,Speak against the tyranny of the unimaginative,Speak against bonds.
- Ezra Pound

2. tyranny

noun. ['ˈtɪrəni'] dominance through threat of punishment and violence.

Synonyms

  • despotism
  • control
  • dominance
  • ascendancy
  • ascendence
  • ascendency
  • ascendance

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness
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