Definition of anarchy :
1. Absence of government; the state of society where there is no law or supreme power; a state of lawlessness; political confusion.
2. Hence, confusion or disorder, in general.
disorder (part of speech: noun)
disorder, laxity, disorganization, derangement, entropy, messiness, indistinctness, muddlement, turmoil, looseness, inchoateness, disintegration, irregularity, disarray, confusion, discomposure, mess, incoherence, indefiniteness, inexactness, insanity, shapelessness, commotion, frenzy, disorderliness, dishevel, lawlessness, chaos, amorphousness, anarchism, fuzziness, clutter, unevenness, perturbation, tumult, inconsistency, disconnectedness, formlessness, deformity, obscurity, disarrangement
slackness (part of speech: noun)
- If you went down, the opposition to the cattle- men would collapse, or there would be general anarchy, and that is precisely why Torrance and the Sheriff are anxious to get their hands on you. - "The Cattle-Baron's Daughter", Harold Bindloss.
- We wish to right a wrong, to remedy an abuse, to save our state from anarchy and our race from humiliation. - "The Marrow of Tradition", Charles W. Chesnutt.
- Here, as almost everywhere else, truth is the result of self- government, whether arising from choice, under municipal institutions, or necessity, under despotism and anarchy; self- government produces self- esteem and pride of character. - "Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official", William Sleeman.