Origin of anarchy
Examples from the Web for anarchy
Letting humans use their common sense is not an invitation to anarchy.
I had the opportunity to appear on the popular Sons of Anarchy series in their final season.Porn Stars on the Year in Porn: Drone Erotica, Belle Knox, and Wild Sex|Aurora Snow|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are quite enough sons of anarchy in Syria and Iraq already.
The notion of anarchy so appalled the conservative Reagan, he came out against Briggs, and it was defeated.Gay Activist David Mixner: I Mercy Killed 8 People|Tim Teeman|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This little slice of anarchy is a 24-hour bus ride from Panama City, with plenty of rainforest-y scenery along the way.
One-half of the empire was lost, and the other thrown into a state of anarchy and confusion.The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2|Egerton Ryerson
His absence left the field free for mutual jealousies, and for the remainder of the year anarchy reigned in France.
Government and co-operation are in all things the laws of life; anarchy and competition, the laws of death.
The worst part wanted to replace organized society with anarchy, but this extreme party never succeeded in their purpose.Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World|James Cowan
Applied to the industrial or political machinery of modern society, anarchy must always reduce itself speedily to absurdity.The Perfect Wagnerite|George Bernard Shaw
British Dictionary definitions for anarchy
Word Origin for anarchy
Word Origin and History for anarchy
1530s, from French anarchie or directly from Medieval Latin anarchia, from Greek anarkhia "lack of a leader, the state of people without a government" (in Athens, used of the Year of Thirty Tyrants, 404 B.C., when there was no archon), noun of state from anarkhos "rulerless," from an- "without" (see an- (1)) + arkhos "leader" (see archon).
Either the State for ever, crushing individual and local life, taking over in all fields of human activity, bringing with it its wars and its domestic struggles for power, its palace revolutions which only replace one tyrant by another, and inevitably at the end of this development there is ... death! Or the destruction of States, and new life starting again in thousands of centers on the principle of the lively initiative of the individual and groups and that of free agreement. The choice lies with you! [Prince Peter Kropotkin (1842-1921)]