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an·ar·chy

anarchy

 
pronunciation:
ae nr ki
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part of speech: noun
inflections: anarchies
definition 1: a complete lack of government or law within a country or society.
There was anarchy after the royal family was kidnapped.
antonyms:
government
definition 2: a state of confusion or disorder.
The loss of electricity caused anarchy in the city.
synonyms:
turmoil
similar words:
chaos, confusion, disorder, mess, riot
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