[ kak-uh-stok-ruh-see ]
/ ˌkæk əˈstɒk rə si /
noun, plural kak·is·toc·ra·cies.
government by the worst persons; a form of government in which the worst persons are in power.
Origin of kakistocracy
1820–30; < Greek kákisto(s), superlative of kakós bad + -cracy
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