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Definition of Draconian

Draconian

  1. Pertaining to Draco, a famous lawgiver of Athens, 621 b. c.

Draconian Quotations

Together we can and must fight for justice for our children and protect them from draconian tax cuts and budget choices that threaten their survival, education and preparation for the future. If they are not ready for tomorrow, neither is America.
Marian Wright Edelman

I tell young teachers who are determined to dissent from some of the Draconian aspects of the current orthodoxy that the best form of protection is to be incredibly good at what you do and keep good discipline in class.
Jonathan Kozol

It may seem draconian, but the best recommendation I can make is to completely avoid grains.
David Perlmutter

Private-sector firms are increasingly active in the prison industry and they and the militantly unionized correctional officers, almost all unskilled labor, constantly lead public demands for more criminal statutes and more draconian penalties.
Conrad Black

Growing up in Wales was a pretty Draconian experience with religion.
John Cale
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Draconian Translations

draconian in French is draconien
draconian in German is drakonisch

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