a situation where a group of people is agitated or out of control
The crying need of the times is a wholesome respect for law and order, and a righteous condemnation of mob rule everywhere.
That is, if men have the will to rebel, and if they despise the sentimentality of mob rule.
Disorder and mob rule, however, continued to prevail in Russia, while hunger and unemployment were daily increasing.
They would do away with property and give the world over to mob rule.
He describes the mob rule in the Trojan government in which all are accomplices of Alexander and all are involved in misfortunes.
You are threatening this village with mob rule, a condition under which no community can exist and no business can be conducted.
They were especially suspicious of Paris, and hostile to it as the home of fickleness, of irresponsibility, and of mob rule.
The forces 15 of lawlessness broke loose and mob rule prevailed.
Above most men, he had preached the gospel of sacred devotion to law and to the iniquity of mob rule.
But, as I have been seeking to suggest, mob rule and official rule do not exhaust the possible alternatives.