of, like, or tending to anarchy.
not regulated by law; lawless: Anarchic bands pillaged the countryside.
- Also an·ar·chi·cal .
- an·ar·chi·cal·ly, adverb
- hy·per·an·ar·chic, adjective
- non·an·ar·chic, adjective
- non·an·ar·chi·cal, adjective
- non·an·ar·chi·cal·ly, adverb
- pro·an·ar·chic, adjective
- un·an·ar·chic, adjective
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How to use anarchic in a sentence
No one knows better than I that it is, at the present moment, honeycombed with sedition and anarchical impulses.The Double Four | E. Phillips Oppenheim
Bentham's view, indicated by his criticism of this article in the 'Anarchical Fallacies,' is therefore worth a moment's notice.The English Utilitarians, Volume I. | Leslie Stephen
An unbridled press was busy in adding fuel to the flames and in stimulating the ardor which sought to realize anarchical dreams.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 4 | Henry Charles Lea
Bentham expressly repudiated this view in his vigorous attack upon the 'anarchical fallacies' embodied in the French declaration.The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I. | Sir Leslie Stephen
The Jewish republic, reduced to slavery so often, was anarchical rather than theocratical.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 10 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)