Part of speech: noun

An opponent of all government.

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "anarchist":

  1. To many a member of the Union League Club there is no remarkable difference between a Democrat, a Socialist, an anarchist, and a burglar, while to a highly sophisticated anarchist there is a whole universe of difference between Bakunin, Tolstoi, and Kropotkin. - "Public Opinion", Walter Lippmann.
  2. Now, if Thistlewood had been a sane member of even an Anarchist organization, he might have been softened in his feelings towards the existing order of things by finding that a jury had actually recognized the possibility of his being formally charged with an offence against the Crown and yet not being guilty. - "A History of the Four Georges and of William IV, Volume IV (of 4)", Justin McCarthy and Justin Huntly McCarthy.
  3. But he was prepared to wager that if the book survives for a hundred years- which it won't- they will say that the real anarchist was put in afterwards by the priests. - "Gilbert Keith Chesterton", Maisie Ward.