Draconian in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Draconian

harsh and cruel

Examples of Draconian in a sentence

Giving someone a life sentence for stealing a loaf of bread is a draconian consequence. 🔊

To many, capital punishment is a draconian practice.  🔊

In the movie, the draconian villain killed not only his enemies but also their children. 🔊

My husband says having to eat my cooking is a type of draconian punishment.  🔊

According to child psychologists, children respond better to praise and compliments than they do to draconian consequences.  🔊

Like most wives, I do not get along with my draconian mother-in-law.  🔊

The book is based on the true story of a seventeenth century draconian ruler who brutally killed anyone who disagreed with him.  🔊

Under draconian law, even the smallest offenses are punished with harsh consequences.  🔊

The draconian budget cuts suggested by the president are going to hurt millions of people.  🔊

All too often, draconian measures are taken to win wars.  🔊

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