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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.
For governments, encouraging them is a cheap way of keeping a lid on an anarchical potential.
There were some who found an anarchical streak in the anti-corruption stir that Arvind Kejriwal spearheaded in 2010-11.
As a political opponent Miguna Miguna is a major presence for his bravado, abrasive eloquence, anarchical bent and sheer guts.
To conclude, military power is imperative for guarding and pursuing national interest in the anarchical international society.
The realists view international organisations such as the UN 'of little help in channeling the perpetual power struggle between states, since they cannot change the anarchical structure of the international system.
Kumar, who used to used to edit a journal called Dialogue before he joined ICSSR, had also written in an editorial in 2016 saying, "NCERT [National Council Of Educational Research And Training] textbooks are driven by political agenda and are partly responsible for the increasing social conflicts and anarchical trends in society".
A Platonist would cite Plato's Republic to dispute this, noting a democracy derives from the anarchical nature of an individual, resulting in tyranny.
Maybe their involvement is the main reason for the order (as claimed by the author) in such a so-called anarchical state (p.
Therefore, the likely transformation at the strategic chessboard obliges Islamabad to be vigilant and prepared to revamp its foreign policy to guard as well as pursue its objectives in the anarchical international society.
Our reading of the articulation of "international society" and "international order" has its possible (re)beginning in Hedley Bull's The Anarchical Society (1977).