- 1. 暴政；專制[U]
A tyrant will always find a pretext for his tyranny. 暴君總可以為自己找到暴政的藉口。
- 2. 暴虐，專橫[U]
The organization helps victims of domestic tyranny. 這個組織幫助那些家庭暴虐的受害者。
- 3. 苛刻，嚴酷[U]
- 4. 殘暴專橫的行為[P]
His diary recorded the tyrannies of the invaders. 他的日記記載下了侵略者的殘酷暴行。
... worst form of government, according to Plato, is tyranny. Tyrants become slaves to the worst part of themselves...
...in Canada once, the article I chose was THE TYRANNY OF THE CLOCK. it's a very good article, kind of long actually...
"There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of law and in the name...