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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to or associated with or resembling a dictatorship adj. - Characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; Marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior.

Usage examples (32)
  • She grew up a tyrannical parent.
  • tyrannical suppression of liberty
  • He added that Israel's democracy was a unique model that has surpassed many of what he described as the tyrannical, totalitarian Arab regimes.
  • "I paid a price, but the Singaporean government has paid a bigger price," he said, adding that his case has shed more light on what he called a tyrannical government. for more
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