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tyranny

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of tyranny

  1. a system of government in which the ruler has unlimited power <a popular uprising replaced that nation's tyranny with freedom and democracy> Synonyms absolutism, autarchy, authoritarianism, autocracy, Caesarism, czarism (also tsarism or tzarism), dictatorship, totalism, totalitarianism, despotismRelated Words monarchism, monarchy, monocracy; Big Brother, Big Brotherism, Communism, fascism, Nazism; domination, oppressionNear Antonyms democracy, self-governance, self-government, self-rule; freedom, self-determination; autonomy, sovereignty (also sovranty)





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