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Injustice vs. Tyranny

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Injusticenoun

Absence of justice; unjustice.

Tyrannynoun

A government in which a single ruler (a tyrant) has absolute power; this system of government.

Injusticenoun

Violation of the rights of another person.

Tyrannynoun

The office or jurisdiction of an absolute ruler.

Injusticenoun

Unfairness; the state of not being fair or just.

Tyrannynoun

Absolute power, or its use.

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Injusticenoun

Lack of justice and equity; violation of the rights of another or others; iniquity; wrong; unfairness; imposition.

‘If this people [the Athenians] resembled Nero in their extravagance, much more did they resemble and even exceed him in cruelty and injustice.’;

Tyrannynoun

A system of government in which power is exercised on behalf of the ruler or ruling class, without regard to the wishes of the governed.

Injusticenoun

An unjust act or deed; a sin; a crime; a wrong.

‘Cunning men can be guilty of a thousand injustices without being discovered, or at least without being punished.’;

Tyrannynoun

Extreme severity or rigour.

Injusticenoun

an unjust act

Tyrannynoun

The government or authority of a tyrant; a country governed by an absolute ruler; hence, arbitrary or despotic exercise of power; exercise of power over subjects and others with a rigor not authorized by law or justice, or not requisite for the purposes of government.

‘"Sir," would he [Seneca] say, "an emperor mote needBe virtuous and hate tyranny."’;

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Injusticenoun

the practice of being unjust or unfair

Tyrannynoun

Cruel government or discipline; as, the tyranny of a schoolmaster.

Injustice

Injustice is a quality relating to unfairness or undeserved outcomes. The term may be applied in reference to a particular event or situation, or to a larger status quo.

Tyrannynoun

Severity; rigor; inclemency.

‘The tyranny of the open night's too roughFor nature to endure.’;

Tyrannynoun

a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)

Tyrannynoun

dominance through threat of punishment and violence

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Tyrannynoun

cruel and oppressive government or rule

‘refugees fleeing tyranny and oppression’;

Tyrannynoun

a state under cruel and oppressive government.

Tyrannynoun

cruel, unreasonable, or arbitrary use of power or control

‘the tyranny of the nine-to-five day’; ‘the tyranny of her stepmother’;

Tyrannynoun

(especially in ancient Greece) rule by one who has absolute power without legal right.

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