HyperDic: tyrannical

English > 2 senses of the word tyrannical:
ADJECTIVEalltyrannical, oppressive, tyrannousmarked by unjust / unjust / unjust severity or arbitrary behavior
alltyrannical, authoritarian, autocratic, dictatorial, despotic, tyranniccharacteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule
tyrannical > pronunciation
Soundsterae'nihkahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > tyrannical: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by unjust / unjust / unjust severity or arbitrary behavior.
Example "a tyrannical parent"
Synonymsoppressive, tyrannous
Broaderdomineeringtending to domineer
Spanishopresivo, tiránico
Nounstyrannydominance through threat of punishment and violence
English > tyrannical: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcharacteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; having absolute sovereignty.
Example "a tyrannical government"
Synonymsauthoritarian, autocratic, dictatorial, despotic, tyrannic
Broaderundemocraticnot in agreement with or according to democratic doctrine or practice or ideals
Spanishautocrático, autoritario, despótico, dictatorial, tiránico
Catalandictatorial, tirànic
Nounstyrannydominance through threat of punishment and violence

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