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What does "Tyrannical" mean?

Definition

(a.) Of or pertaining to a tyrant; suiting a tyrant; unjustly severe in government; absolute; imperious; despotic; cruel; arbitrary; as, a tyrannical prince; a tyrannical master; tyrannical government


Synonyms autocratic, oppressive, authoritarian, despotic, domineering, dictatorial, undemocratic, tyrannous, tyrannic


Example: "Tyrannical suppression of liberty" Example: "A tyrannical parent" Example: "A tyrannical government"


Word Family tyrannically