Meaning of “draconian” in the English Dictionary

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draconianadjective

us /drəˈkoʊ·ni·ən/

(esp. of a rule, law, or punishment) extremely severe:

The governor proposed draconian cuts in state aid to education.

(Definition of “draconian” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)