简明英汉词典

tyranny
[5tirEni]
n.
暴政, 苛政, 专治

美国传统词典[双解]

tyranny
tyr.an.ny
AHD:[t1r“…-n?]
D.J.[6tir*ni8]
K.K.[6t!r*ni]
n.(名词)
【复数】 tyr.an.nies

(1)

A government in which a single ruler is vested with absolute power.
专制:单一统治者拥有绝对权力的政府

(2)

The office, authority, or jurisdiction of an absolute ruler.
绝对统治者的职位、权威或司法权

(3)

Absolute power, especially when exercised unjustly or cruelly:
暴政:绝对的权力,尤指被不公正或残暴地使用时:
“I have sworn . . . eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man”(Thomas Jefferson)
“我已经发过誓…永远反抗以任何形式对人类思想施行的暴政”(托马斯·杰弗逊)

(4)

Use of absolute power.
绝对权力的使用

(5)

A tyrannical act.
暴行:暴政的行为

(6)

Extreme harshness or severity; rigor.
暴虐:极端残酷或严厉;严酷

语源

(1)

Middle English tyrannie
中古英语 tyrannie

(2)

from Old French
源自 古法语

(3)

from Late Latin tyrannia
源自 后期拉丁语 tyrannia

(4)

from Greek turannia
源自 希腊语 turannia

(5)

from turannos [tyrant]
源自 turannos [暴君]

现代英汉词典

tyranny
[5tIrEnI]
n.
-nies

(1)

暴政,苛政

(2)

暴政时期

(3)

专制

现代英汉综合大辞典

tyranny
[5tirEni]
n.

(1)

暴政; 专制政治

(2)

暴虐, 专横

(3)

(古希腊等的)僭主政治
cultural tyranny
文化专制主义

用法词典

tyranny
中古英语tirannie<拉丁语tyrannia<希腊语tyrannia

美国传统词典

tyranny
tyr.an.ny
AHD:[t1r“…-n?]
D.J.[6tir*ni8]
K.K.[6t!r*ni]
n.
pl. tyr.an.nies

(1)

A government in which a single ruler is vested with absolute power.

(2)

The office, authority, or jurisdiction of an absolute ruler.

(3)

Absolute power, especially when exercised unjustly or cruelly:
“I have sworn . . . eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man”(Thomas Jefferson)

(4)

Use of absolute power.

(5)

A tyrannical act.

(6)

Extreme harshness or severity; rigor.

语源

(1)

Middle English tyrannie

(2)

from Old French

(3)

from Late Latin tyrannia

(4)

from Greek turannia

(5)

from turannos [tyrant]

英汉法学大词典

tyranny
暴行 ,暴政,残暴,苛政

英汉心理学大词典

tyranny
暴虐

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