Definitions

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  • n. In political philosophy, the negation of rule or "government." A society with the absence of coercion; one of voluntary order.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The extremest form of physiocracy, which reduces all government to the action of so-called natural laws and amounts to anarchism.

Etymologies

From a- + -cracy. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In congress the corporate-acracy was saved and reinforced.

    Earlier Benefits Could Be On The Table In House/Senate Health Care Conference

  • This is not your father's conference, folks -- and this is not even your brother's conference, friends -- this is the do-acracy and i have feeling it is going to ROAR.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • But whatever one might think about “interfering” free speech, when you actually take the step beyond “speech” to “rush” a stage, you’ve gone far beyond any sort of freedom of speech, and now are violating another group’s right to “peaceably assemble”, and your left with a case of mob-acracy.

    Free Speech

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  • So, it's anarchy, right? The difference between the words being "no rule" versus "no leader." But I guess they're basically the same.

    September 26, 2007

  • Perhaps we should try it.

    September 25, 2007

  • No -cracy at all.

    September 25, 2007