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Definition of tyranny
noun (plural tyrannies)
cruel and oppressive government or rule:people who survive war and escape tyranny the removal of the regime may be the end of a tyranny a nation under cruel and oppressive government. cruel, unreasonable, or arbitrary use of power or control:she resented his rages and his tyranny figurativethe tyranny of the nine-to-five day his father’s tyrannies (especially in ancient Greece) rule by one who has absolute power without legal right.
and the related word tyrannical
with one r
and a double n