Meaning of “anarchism” in the English Dictionary


"anarchism" in English

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anarchismnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈæn.ə.kɪ.zəm/ us /-ɚ-/

Examples from literature

  • It differed fundamentally from Russian anarchism in that it was directed against alien rulers of another faith and another civilisation. 
  • Military anarchism shall be destroyed if England, France, and Russia can destroy it. 
  • Such philosophy had always seemed to him to savor dangerously of anarchism. 
  • The branch librarian assures me that the brand of anarchism that they profess has grown perceptibly milder since they have met in the library. 
  • The third clause was about the growth and spread of anarchism. 

(Definition of “anarchism” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)