anarchy

(noun) The absence of any organized authority such as a  government, leading to disorder and lawlessness.

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: anarchies
  • Informally called: lawlessness
  • An (noun) anarchist advocates (adverb) anarchically for an (adjective) anarchic or (adjective) anarchical state.

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