Synonyms for Tyranny:
n.autarchy, bullying, atrocity, inhumanity, autocracy, evil, barbarism, maltreatment, abuse, politics, savagery, Brutalities, over. control, force, oligopoly, domination, power, leadership, authority, might, monopoly, greatness. •absolutism (noun)
monocracy, totalitarianism, autarchy.
authoritarianism, reign of terror, fascism, monocracy, absolutism, totalitarianism, autocracy, despotism, domination, severity, cruelty.
cruelty, fascism, reign of terror, severity, autocracy.
authoritarianism, despotism, stalinism, caesarism, totalitarianism, monocracy, absolutism, one-man rule, shogunate, dictatorship.
Usage examples for tyranny
Others he compelled to join him by force, and others he persuaded by promising to release them from the exactions and the tyranny which Vang Khan had exercised over them, and declaring that he was a messenger especially sent from heaven to accomplish their deliverance. – Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series by Jacob Abbott