draconian

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /drəˈkəʊ.ni.ən/ or /drækˈəʊ.ni.ən/
  • (US) enPR: drə-kō'ni-ən, IPA: /drəˈkoʊ.ni.ən/
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Adjective[change]

Positive
draconian

Comparative
more draconian

Superlative
most draconian

  1. If something is draconian, it is very severe or strict.
    The Soviet regime was draconian.
    The mayor announced draconian budget cuts today.