[ thee-uh-krat-ik ]

  1. having to do with theocracy, a form of government based on a specific religion or deity: If government and religion are not actively kept separate, it follows that the government is theocratic to a degree.

Origin of theocratic

First recorded in 1685–95; from Greek theokrat(ía) (see theocracy) + -ic
  • Rarely the·o·crat·i·cal [thee-uh-krat-i-kuhl] /θi əˈkræt ɪ kəl/ .

Other words from theocratic

  • the·o·crat·i·cal·ly, adverb
  • non·the·o·crat·ic, adjective
  • non·the·o·crat·i·cal, adjective
  • non·the·o·crat·i·cal·ly, adverb

Words Nearby theocratic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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