anarchy


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Synonyms for anarchy

Synonyms for anarchy

a lack of civil order or peace

Synonyms for anarchy

a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)

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kept order; but the country had been turned over to anarchy.
the despotism whence they came and the anarchy whither they lead.
Yet he who reigns within himself, and rules Passions, desires, and fears, is more a king-- Which every wise and virtuous man attains; And who attains not, ill aspires to rule Cities of men, or headstrong multitudes, Subject himself to anarchy within, Or lawless passions in him, which he serves.
The Liberals call this state of things Progress; Rabourdin thought it Anarchy at the heart of power.
In the face of labor-saving machinery, of organized production, of the increased efficiency of combination, you would set the economic sun back a whole generation or so to the time when there were no great capitalists, no great machinery, no railroads--a time when a host of little capitalists warred with each other in economic anarchy, and when production was primitive, wasteful, unorganized, and costly.
As I thought upon my misfortune, I considered more clearly than ever before the unrighteousness of the regulation which was to prove my doom, and in the natural revolt against its injustice my anger rose, and there mounted within me a feeling which I imagine must have paralleled that spirit that once was prevalent among the ancients called anarchy.
It was only the southern half of the island, however, that was won by the Roman missionaries; in the north the work was done independently by preachers from Ireland, where, in spite of much anarchy, a certain degree of civilization had been preserved.
And when they have emptied and swept clean the soul of him who is now in their power and who is being initiated by them in great mysteries, the next thing is to bring back to their house insolence and anarchy and waste and impudence in bright array having garlands on their heads, and a great company with them, hymning their praises and calling them by sweet names; insolence they term breeding, and anarchy liberty, and waste magnificence, and impudence courage.
By degrees the anarchy finds a way into private houses, and ends by getting among the animals and infecting them.
Nietzsche, the supposed anarchist, here plainly disclaims all relationship whatever to anarchy, for he shows us that only by bearing the burdens of the existing law and submitting to it patiently, as the camel submits to being laden, does the free spirit acquire that ascendancy over tradition which enables him to meet and master the dragon "Thou shalt,"--the dragon with the values of a thousand years glittering on its scales.
He will be committed irretrievably to his campaign of anarchy.
Critique: Following the concept of anarchy as applied to design, "Creative Anarchy: How to Break the Rules of Graphic Design for Creative Success" follows it's own premise and the book is divided into two major sections--each upside down from the other.
16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After seven extraordinary seasons FX Networks' original drama Sons of Anarchy ended its successful run last Tuesday night.
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He said that Tahir ul Qadri on the behest of anti-state elements are instigating the people on chaos and anarchy and his announcements and threats of murdering of his workers retuning without revolution are highly condemnable.