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 (ăn-är′kĭk) or an·ar·chi·cal (-kĭ-kəl)
a. Of, like, or supporting anarchy: anarchic oratory.
b. Likely to produce or result in anarchy.
2. Lacking order or control: an anarchic state of affairs in the office; an anarchic mobile sculpture.

an·ar′chi·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.anarchical - without law or controlanarchical - without law or control; "the system is economically inefficient and politically anarchic"
uncontrolled - not being under control; out of control; "the greatest uncontrolled health problem is AIDS"; "uncontrolled growth"


[æˈnɑːkɪkl] anarchic [æˈnɑːkɪk] adjanarchico/a
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Immoral, licentious, anarchical, unscientific -- call them by what names you will -- yet, from an aesthetic point of view, those ancient days of the Colour Revolt were the glorious childhood of Art in Flatland -- a childhood, alas, that never ripened into manhood, nor even reached the blossom of youth.
One can distinguish on its ruins three sorts of lesions, all three of which cut into it at different depths; first, time, which has insensibly notched its surface here and there, and gnawed it everywhere; next, political and religious revolution, which, blind and wrathful by nature, have flung themselves tumultuously upon it, torn its rich garment of carving and sculpture, burst its rose windows, broken its necklace of arabesques and tiny figures, torn out its statues, sometimes because of their mitres, sometimes because of their crowns; lastly, fashions, even more grotesque and foolish, which, since the anarchical and splendid deviations of the Renaissance, have followed each other in the necessary decadence of architecture.
Of course, being as we are or at least some of us, happily accept these deviations for which we have been told will "free" us from the "chains" of moral bondage, and create anarchical system without any values.
It would be paradoxical if today an agreement such as TISA or a conflict like that of the education sector put at risk the unity of the Uruguayan left, which was forged from the beginning of its first political expressions in the early part of the last century when the Partido Socialista and the beginnings of a labor federation emerged from derivations of anarchical unionism.
So we were good friends for years--and the thing about Mark: no matter how serious he was in company--no matter how weighty his subject in verse--there were sudden flashes of wild, anarchical humor.
The Bunker found its place catering to an underground and anarchical music culture with a series of secret gigs from luminaries including The Clash and Billy Bragg.
Of course, Jasay acknowledges the fact that states do exist, but he commends that in adapting to this fact, we always stick to the anarchical reservation that their existence is fundamentally illegitimate.
So, what we should be doing is enlisting the help of other freedom-loving nations, so we can present a united front against these anarchical terrorists.
Hedley Bull, The Anarchical Society: A Study of Order in World Politics, 3rd ed.
The fight against this dictatorial and anarchical mindset must also continue; it will.
They wanted disruption and violence to create anarchical situation in the country.
Darwinian naturalism also serves as a surer foundation for theorizing than even the postulate of an anarchical system of states, Thayer argues, because it can explain a broader range of phenomena than simply the behavior of states and is for that reason a more powerful theory.