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 Meanings and Examples of ANARCHY
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anarchy
 n.  absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion
Classic Sentence:
1  However, we will remark by the way, everything was not ridiculous and superficial in that curious epoch to which we are alluding, and which may be designated as the anarchy of baptismal names.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—FIRST SKETCH OF TWO UNPREPOSSESSING FIGURES
2  The whole of the monarchy is contained in the lounger; the whole of anarchy in the gamin.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—HE MAY BE OF USE
3  But if the peasant's whole passivity lies in this saying, the whole of the free-thinking anarchy of the brat of the faubourgs is, assuredly, contained in this other saying.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE GAMIN SHOULD HAVE HIS PLACE IN THE CLASSI...
4  There is always a trace of anarchy in renown.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
5  It was clear that the hydra of anarchy had emerged from its box and that it was stalking abroad through the quarter.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER IV—GAVROCHE'S EXCESS OF ZEAL
6  For the rest the place seemed run by mechanical anarchy.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 2
7  And yet, to Connie, it was a methodical anarchy.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 2
8  Perhaps it would develop into a very radical anarchy.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
9  Aunt Bessie Smail sleuthed out this anarchy.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
10  Thus we have two great and hardly reconcilable streams of thought and ethical strivings; the danger of the one lies in anarchy, that of the other in hypocrisy.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In X
Example Sentence:
1  Civil war and famine sent the nation plunging into anarchy.
2  The nation is in danger of falling into anarchy.
3  The high number of strikes resulted in near anarchy.
4  The overthrow of the regime was followed by a period of anarchy.
5  One might say that eastern Congo is already in anarchy, but Congo has faded from the headlines in recent months.