Draconian
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Draconian [drey-koh-nee-uhn]

ADJECTIVE

ADJECTIVE

  • Excessively harsh and severe.

  • Unusually cruel or severe.

Example

“The decision made was draconian in a sense.”

“The draconian laws disrupted the faith of people in the leader.”

Synonyms

Cruel, Drastic, Oppressive, Brutal, Severe

Antonyms

Gentle, Calm, Kind, Amenable, Temperate

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