anarchic

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adjective an·ar·chic \ a-ˈnär-kik , ə- \
variants: or less commonly anarchical play \-ki-kəl\

Definition of anarchic

1 a :of, relating to, or advocating anarchy
b :likely to bring about anarchy
  • anarchic violence
2 :lacking order, regularity, or definiteness
  • anarchic art forms

anarchically

play \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of anarchic in a Sentence

  1. the citywide blackouts caused anarchic looting and rioting

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First Known Use of anarchic

1597


ANARCHIC Defined for English Language Learners

anarchic

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Definition of anarchic for English Language Learners

  • : not following or having any laws or rules : wild and uncontrolled



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