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anarchynoun absence of authority, breakdown of administration, chaos, confusion, discord, disobedience, disorder, disorderliness, disorganization, disregard, indiscipline, insubordination, insurgence, interregnum, irresponsibility, lawlessness, licentia, misgovernment, misrule, mob law, mob rule, nihilism, pooitical disorder, rebellion, revolution, riot, sedition, tumult, turmoil, unruliness, uprising
Associated concepts: criminal anarchy
See also: confusion, disorder, havoc, insurrection, lynch law, misrule, pandemonium, revolution, turmoil
ANARCHY. The absence of all political government; by extension, it signifies confusion in government.