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[ぼう()·くん()]
boukun
noun

English Meaning(s) for 暴君

noun
  1. tyrant; despot

Definition and Synonyms for 暴君

Tyrant a cruel and oppressive dictator
Synonyms: タイラント, 圧制者, 専制君主, 暴君, 独裁者
Tyrant any person who exercises power in a cruel way
Synonyms: 暴君

Meanings for each kanji in 暴君

outburst; rave; fret; force; violence; cruelty; outrage Kanji Details »
old boy; name-suffix Kanji Details »

Categories 暴君 is a member of

Individual a human being
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Potentate a ruler who is unconstrained by law
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 暴君

Sample Sentences for 暴君

The tyrant's heart melted with compassion.
It is true that Aristotle distinguishes the tyrant from the king by the fact that the former governs in his own interest, and the latter only for the good of his subjects; but it would follow from Aristotle's distinction that, from the very beginning of the world, there has not yet been a single king.
They were under the yoke of a tyrant.
Emperor Nero was an extremely evil tyrant.
Thus, the tyrant succeeded in conquering the kingdom.

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