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tyrannous

[tir-uh-nuh s] /ˈtɪr ə nəs/
adjective
Origin
1485-1495
1485-95; < Latin tyrann(us) tyrant + -ous
Related forms
tyrannously, adverb
tyrannousness, noun
nontyrannous, adjective
nontyrannously, adverb
nontyrannousness, noun
Can be confused
tyrannous, tyrannosaur.
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Word Origin and History for tyrannousness

tyrannous

adj.

late 15c., from Latin tyrannus (see tyrant) + -ous.

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