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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- Government by the worst men.

Usage examples (35)
  • The word kakistocracy, meaning "government by the worst citizens," is "a word worth remembering," he quips.
  • Why must we be ruled by a "kakistocracy" -- a government by the worst citizens?
  • Steve Bell's Gordon as a big baby in a pooh-filled nappy may well have created the perfect image of the "kakistocracy"...
  • U.S.A. - From democracy to kakistocracy in one fell coup. for more
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