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tyrannous

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of tyrannous

  1. 1 exercising power or authority without interference by others studied the tyrannous rule of Stalin, communist dictator of the Soviet Union Synonyms of tyrannous arbitrary, autocratic (also autocratical), czarist (also tsarist or tzarist), despotic, dictatorial, monocratic, tyrannical (also tyrannic), absoluteWords Related to tyrannous authoritarian, jackbooted, oppressive, totalitarian; antidemocratic, antirepublican; high-handed, magisterial; domineering, imperious, masterful; all-powerful, almighty, omnipotent; autonomous, self-governing, self-ruling, sovereign (also sovran); unconditional, unlimitedNear Antonyms of tyrannous circumscribed, restrained, restricted; constitutional, lawful; democratic, republicanAntonyms of tyrannous limited

  2. 2 fond of ordering people around my older sister is a tyrannous bore who isn't happy unless she's in charge Synonyms of tyrannous authoritarian, authoritative, autocratic (also autocratical), despotic, dictatorial, domineering, imperious, masterful, overbearing, peremptory, tyrannical (also tyrannic), bossyWords Related to tyrannous arrogant, assumptive, disdainful, fastuous, haughty, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-and-mighty, high-hat, huffy, important, lofty, lordly, overweening, presuming, presumptuous, pretentious, proud, self-asserting, supercilious, superior, toplofty (also toploftical), uppish, uppity; commanding, controlling, dictating, regimental; arbitrary, high-handed, imperial; directorial, magisterial; aggressive, assertive, self-assertive; imperative; conceited, narcissistic, pompous, vain; all-powerful, almighty, omnipotent; firm, sternNear Antonyms of tyrannous humble, meek, modest, unassuming; amenable, docile, obedient, tractable; indecisive, irresolute; acquiescent, compliant, passive, resigned, submissive, yielding


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