kakistocracy(redirected from kakistocracies)
n. pl. kak·is·toc·ra·cies
Government by the least qualified or most unprincipled citizens.
[Greek kakistos, worst, superlative of kakos, bad; see caco- + -cracy.]
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n, pl -cies
a government by the least able or worst citizens
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a system of rule by the worst men.See also: Government
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