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ANARCHY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does anarchy mean? 

ANARCHY (noun)
  The noun ANARCHY has 1 sense:

1. a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)

  Familiarity information: ANARCHY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ANARCHY (noun)


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Meaning:

A state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

anarchy; lawlessness

Hypernyms ("anarchy" is a kind of...):

disorder (a disturbance of the peace or of public order)

Domain category:

governance; governing; government; government activity (the act of governing; exercising authority)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "anarchy"):

nihilism (complete denial of all established authority and institutions)


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