Definition of tyrannical in English:

tyrannical

Line breaks: tyr¦an|nic¦al
Pronunciation: /tɪˈranɪk(ə)l
 
, tʌɪ-/

adjective

Derivatives

tyrannically

adverb
More example sentences
  • Thus, Love lives in him tyrannically, in total lawlessness, resorting to violence when necessary.
  • The line between adulthood and childhood used to be tyrannically drawn.
  • This is true whether he's dealing with the tyrannically needy Louise, or the popular kids who torment them both at school.

Origin

mid 16th century: from Old French tyrannique, via Latin from Greek turannikos, from turannos (see tyrant).

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