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tyranny (plural tyrannies)
- A government in which a single ruler (a tyrant) has absolute power; this system of government.
- The office or jurisdiction of an absolute ruler.
- Absolute power, or its use.
- Extreme severity or rigour.
government in which a single ruler has absolute power
office or jurisdiction of an absolute ruler
absolute power, or its use
extreme severity or rigour