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1. anarchy

noun. ['ˈænɝˌkiː'] a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government).

Synonyms

  • disorder
  • nihilism

Antonyms

  • legality
  • functional disorder
  • organic disorder

Etymology

  • anarchia (Latin)
  • ἀναρχία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Anarchy

  • albuquerque

How do you pronounce anarchy?

Pronounce anarchy as ˈænərˌki.

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Sentences with anarchy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Eliminating hand-raising doesn't have to lead to classroom anarchy.

Quotes about anarchy


1. Turning and turning in the widening gyreThe falcon cannot hear the falconer;Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhereThe ceremony of innocence is drowned;The best lack all conviction, while the worstAre full of passionate intensity.
- W.B. Yeats, The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats

2. Anarchy is the only slight glimmer of hope.
- Mick Jagger

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