Defined: Tyranny

August 18, 2007

tyr·an·ny Pronunciation[tir-uh-nee]
-noun, plural -nies.
1. arbitrary or unrestrained exercise of power; despotic abuse of authority.
2. the government or rule of a tyrant or absolute ruler.
3. a state ruled by a tyrant or absolute ruler.
4. oppressive or unjustly severe government on the part of any ruler.
5. undue severity or harshness.
6. a tyrannical act or proceeding.

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One Response to “Defined: Tyranny”

  1. ClapSo said

    That describes the government run by the two parties of the apocalypse here in the US!

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