tyranny [-ies] n
Fr. < L. < Gk.
- Command; dominion; domination; supreme power; absolute control; total mastery.
- Despotism; unrighteous dominion; [fig.] a despot; a dictator; a bully; an authoritarian leader.
- Injustice; merciless action; [fig.] bloodshed; warmongering.
- Deity; Jehovah; the Omnipotent; the Almighty; the Supreme Being; the King of Kings; the Ruler of the Universe.