kakistocracy

noun
kak·​is·​toc·​ra·​cy | \ ˌkakə̇ˈstäkrəsē \
plural kakistocracies

Definition of kakistocracy

: government by the worst people

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History and Etymology for kakistocracy

Greek kakistos (superlative of kakos bad) + English -cracy

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“Kakistocracy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kakistocracy. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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