What is another word for tyrannically?

Pronunciation: [tɪɹˈanɪkli] (IPA)

Tyrannically implies an oppressive or ruthless exercise of power. Several synonyms for this word include despotically, autocratically, authoritarian, and dictatorial, which suggest an absolute authority and a lack of concern for individual freedoms. Other synonyms include imperiously, domineeringly, and overbearingly, which connote a sense of arrogance and excessive control. The words oppressively, harshly, and severely suggest a sense of cruelty and abuse of power, while the words dogmatically, rigidly, and inflexibly allude to a narrow-minded and unyielding approach to rule. Regardless of the context, all of these synonyms convey an overwhelming sense of dominance and a lack of mercy or compassion towards those under power.

What are the hypernyms for Tyrannically?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Tyrannically

For a great while I had struggled with my misgivings, so tyrannically will hope lord it even over conviction itself, until it was impossible for me to any longer mistake.
"The Frozen Pirate"
W. Clark Russell
It was in the nights, of course, that retrospect most tyrannically had its way.
"The Furnace"
Rose Macaulay
I have been always tyrannically held down by the strong hand.
"Dickens As an Educator"
James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes

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