Pronunciation of Anarchy
/ˈanɑːki/, /ˈanɑːki/, /ˈa_n_ɑː_k_i/
Synonyms for anarchy:
Sense 1 (noun)
disarray, unevenness, shapelessness, insanity, turmoil, laxity, clutter, perturbation, inchoateness, fuzziness, inconsistency, chaos, lawlessness, disarrangement, irregularity, muddlement, entropy, tumult, commotion, indistinctness, looseness, obscurity, frenzy, dishevel, incoherence, disconnectedness, disorder, amorphousness, messiness, formlessness, indefiniteness, disorganization, mess, anarchism, confusion, disorderliness, deformity, inexactness, derangement, discomposure, disintegration.
lawlessness; absence of government (noun)
Usage examples for anarchy:
- The kingdom had fallen into anarchy, and the foreign empire which his predecessors had built up had practically been thrown to the winds by Akhunaten. - "History Of Egypt, ChaldÃ¦a, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery", L.W. King and H.R. Hall.
- The laborer likewise gains by carrying on his labor in a strong, highly civilized, and well- governed State far more than he could gain with equal industry on the frontier or in the midst of anarchy. - "What Social Classes Owe to Each Other", William Graham Sumner.