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Definition of "draconic" [dra•con•ic]

  • Of or suggestive of a dragon. (adjective)
  • Draconian. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "draconic" in a sentence
  • "It criticised the "draconic" increases of excise duties, especially on wine, beer and tobacco, adding the increases would lead to a rise in smuggling and black market activities."
  • "In a separate statement the Conservative Party also supported any farmer action resisting the "draconic" Bill."
  • "Perhaps the silver lining of the Ubisoft DRM fiasco will be gamers gaining a sense of perspective when it comes to less "draconic" DRM (I've never heard that term used for anything but DRM."