What does the word anarchism mean?

Usage examples for anarchism

  1. They did not believe in kings or governments, and although their anarchism was of a mild order, there were some who proclaimed it with such enthusiasm that Paul for a time was influenced by it. – The Day of Judgment by Joseph Hocking
  2. Anarchism, Nihilism, Fenianism, and indeed the fundamental principle of every order of secret society, is the same thing, only on a larger and more dangerous scale, carried out by perverted imaginations and in the wrong direction. – The Red Rat's Daughter by Guy Boothby
  3. And anarchism, however beautiful it might appear as an ideal, was hardly a trustworthy weapon with which to oppose the greedy, hard- hearted, despotic monarchs who governed all the surrounding countries. – A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1. by Carlton J. H. Hayes