tyranness (plural tyrannesses)

  1. (obsolete) A female tyrant.
    • that proud tyranness
    • 1744, Mark Akenside, The Pleasures of the Imagination ↗
      From the vulgar croud
      Though superstition, tyranness abhorr'd,
      The reverence due to this majestic pair
      With threats and execration still demands;

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