What is another word for draconian?

Synonyms for draconian
dreɪˈkoʊ ni ən, drə-; -ˈkɒn ɪkdra·co·ni·an

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  1. draconian2

    Of or resembling a dragon

    dragonlike, draconic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Draconianadjective

    of or relating to Draco or his harsh code of laws

    "Draconian measures"

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  1. List of paraphrases for "draconian":

    drastic, harsh, stringent, evil

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  1. James Colgan:

    The issue with this appeal will not be the sentence itself. Under the law, the Court was not incorrect. However, the law, as written, is barbaric and Draconian, there needs to be a change in the law.

  2. Mehmet Oz:

    I have discussed it with President Trump and we can not move on, as all the other candidates up here have outlined, under the cover of Covid there were draconian changes made to our voting laws by Democratic leadership, and they have blocked appropriate reviews of some of those decisions. We have to be serious about what happened in 2020, and we won't be able to address that until we can really look under the hood.

  3. Willy Lam:

    Even though the mask ban is just a small move under the Emergency Ordinance, it is a dangerous first step. If the anti-mask legislation proves to be ineffective, it could lead the way to more draconian measures such as a curfew and other infringement of civil liberties.

  4. Joe Biden:

    Donald Trump has turned Donald Trump back on the very people Donald Trump promised to help. Remember how Donald Trump was going to help the middle class, the cops, the firefighters, construction workers, auto workers, farmers, teachers, home health care workers... so many folks in places like Delaware, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin who have been whipsawed by changing world economy and left behind draconian policies of this administration, everybody knows who Donald Trump is. We've got to be clear who we are, who we are. We've got to understand that we Democrats, we choose hope over fear. We choose unity over division and we choose truth over lies.

  5. Richard Shelby:

    The White House is having serious discussions with us in the Senate to try to resolve our dilemma about draconian cuts, we are not there yet.

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