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View synonyms for anarch

anarch

[ an-ahrk ]

noun

, Archaic.


anarch

/ ˈænɑːk /

noun

  1. archaic.
    an instigator or personification of anarchy


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Word History and Origins

Origin of anarch1

First recorded in 1880–85; back formation from anarchy

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Example Sentences

It was he who invented anarch for the spirit of anarchy or disorder, and no one has found a better word to express the idea.

Now Emerson was an anarch who flouted the conventions of art and life.

And now she was discovering what a disorganizer love is, what an anarch among plans, what a smasher of china.

There the reign of a mightier and more dreadful Ruler, a greater Destroyer, a wilder Anarch, begins.

One trembles at the idea of this aristocratic anarch among the bleating law-makers.

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