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an·ar·chism

 (ăn′ər-kĭz′əm)
n.
1. The theory or doctrine that all forms of government are oppressive and undesirable and should be abolished.
2. Active resistance and terrorism against the state, as used by some anarchists.
3. Rejection of all forms of coercive control and authority: "He was inclined to anarchism; he hated system and organization and uniformity" (Bertrand Russell).

an′ar·chist (-kĭst) n.
an′ar·chis′tic (-kĭs′tĭk) adj.

anarchist

(ˈænəkɪst)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who advocates the abolition of government and a social system based on voluntary cooperation
2. a person who causes disorder or upheaval
ˌanarˈchistic adj

an•ar•chist

(ˈæn ər kɪst)

n.
1. a person who advocates or believes in anarchy or anarchism.
2. a person who seeks to overturn by violence all constituted forms and institutions of society and government, with no purpose of establishing any other system of order.
3. a person who promotes disorder or excites revolt against any established rule, law, or custom.
[1670–80]
an`ar•chis′tic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anarchist - an advocate of anarchismanarchist - an advocate of anarchism    
radical - a person who has radical ideas or opinions

anarchist

noun revolutionary, rebel, terrorist, insurgent, nihilist a well-known anarchist poet
Translations
الفَوْضَويثَائِر عَلى الحُكْم
anarchista
anarkist
anarkisti
anarhistanarhistkinja
anarchistafelforgató elem
stjórnleysingi
anarhisrăanarhistnihilist
anarchista

anarchist

[ˈænəkɪst]
A. Nanarquista mf
B. ADJanarquista

anarchist

[ˈænərkɪst]
adj [group, movement, leader] → anarchiste
nanarchiste mf

anarchist

nAnarchist(in) m(f)

anarchist

[ˈænəkɪst] n & adjanarchico/a

anarchy

(ˈӕnəki) noun
1. the absence or failure of government. Total anarchy followed the defeat of the government.
2. disorder and confusion.
ˈanarchist noun
1. a person who believes that governments are unnecessary or undesirable.
2. a person who tries to overturn the government by violence.
ˈanarchism noun
References in classic literature ?
There is the classic instance of the ferocious and wanton judicial murder of the innocent and so-called Haymarket Anarchists in Chicago in the penultimate decade of the nineteenth century A.
And clear across to the Atlantic, the Junta in touch with them all and all of them needing guns, mere adventurers, soldiers of fortune, bandits, disgruntled American union men, socialists, anarchists, rough-necks, Mexican exiles, peons escaped from bondage, whipped miners from the bull-pens of Coeur d'Alene and Colorado who desired only the more vindictively to fight--all the flotsam and jetsam of wild spirits from the madly complicated modern world.
He learned, also, that he spoke nightly to the workmen in the City Hall Park, and that among the anarchists and agitators that there inflamed the minds of the people he drew the largest audiences and made the most revolutionary speeches.
They want me to stay with them, and as they're in the thick of all the conspiracies and anarchists, I've a good mind to stop on my way home.
There is no man more despised and disliked abroad, not only because he is a Jew and ill-bred, but because of his known sympathy with some of these anarchists who are perfect firebrands in Europe.
AN Anarchist Orator who had been struck in the face with a Dead Cat by some Respector of Law to him unknown, had the Dead Cat arrested and taken before a Magistrate.
A reporter present seized upon the word "revolution," divorced it from the text, and wrote a garbled account that made Emil Gluck appear an anarchist.
You - a desperate socialist or anarchist - which is it?
Nietzsche, the supposed anarchist, here plainly disclaims all relationship whatever to anarchy, for he shows us that only by bearing the burdens of the existing law and submitting to it patiently, as the camel submits to being laden, does the free spirit acquire that ascendancy over tradition which enables him to meet and master the dragon "Thou shalt,"--the dragon with the values of a thousand years glittering on its scales.
Julius Laspara no doubt knew which of his girls it was who, after casually vanishing for a few years, had as casually returned to him possessed of that child; but, with admirable pedantry, he had refrained from asking her for details--no, not so much as the name of the father, because maternity should be an anarchist function.
Schliemann called himself a "philosophic anarchist"; and he explained that an anarchist was one who believed that the end of human existence was the free development of every personality, unrestricted by laws save those of its own being.
The first Anarchist," Maud laughed, rising and preparing to withdraw to her state-room.