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1. theocracy

noun. ['θiːˈɑːkrəsi'] the belief in government by divine guidance.

Synonyms

  • political orientation
  • political theory

Antonyms

  • conservative
  • dovishness
  • liberal

Etymology

  • -cracy (English)
  • theo- (English)
  • θεός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Theocracy

  • aristocracy
  • bureaucracy
  • hypocrisy
  • democracy
  • autocracy

Sentences with theocracy


1. Noun, singular or mass
A theocracy is a state in which religious law and authority rules.

Quotes about theocracy


1. Who are your favorite heroines in real life? The women of Afghanistan, Iraq, and Iran who risk their lives and their beauty to defy the foulness of theocracy. Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Azar Nafisi as their ideal feminine model.
- Christopher Hitchens, Hitch-22: A Memoir

2. theocracy

noun. ['θiːˈɑːkrəsi'] a political unit governed by a deity (or by officials thought to be divinely guided).

Synonyms

  • political system
  • form of government
  • hierocracy

Etymology

  • -cracy (English)
  • theo- (English)
  • θεός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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