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. Monica Arango:

    This is a tragedy and the 10-year-old girl is being put through this because of draconian laws, her reality should spur a serious debate as to the risks to health and life such abortion laws have.

  2. Thitinan Pongsudhirak:

    But from the inside, we're functionally in the same boat, similar restrictions are still in place. And where there are pockets of dissent and political expression it is likely to be more draconian.

  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. Doug Collins:

    It is my hope that your draconian inquisitions are not returning this committee to the dark days of 16th-century England.

  5. John Malcolm:

    ATF has, and deservedly so, has taken it on the chin for operations like Fast and Furious, and it could be they have approval processes that are overly draconian.

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