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  • adj. Pertaining to ochlocracy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to ochlocracy; having the form or character of an ochlocracy; mobocratic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to ochlocracy, or government by the mob; having the character or form of an ochlocracy.


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  • A false democracy ever tends to become ochlocratic, and the only safeguard against such a state of conditions arising in a country where representative government exists is the spread of higher education, and the inculcation of a right conception of the nature and functions of the State and of the duties of citizenship.

    The Children: Some Educational Problems

  • The inevitable result of democracyand particularly is this noticeable in the case of a democracy semi-ochlocratic-is a system of cast-iron bureaucracy in which everything is subordinated to some futile red-tapeish procedure.

    Foucault blog

  • Thus, we await that ochlocratic level of impatience that brings about the tyrant.

    The Ochlophobist


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