What is the meaning mobocracy?
What is the term Kakistocracy?
: government by the worst people.
What does demagoguery mean?
What does the word mores mean?
Is plutocracy a form of oligarchy?
What is a gerontocracy example?
Who coined the term kakistocracy?
“government by the worst element of a society,” 1829, coined (by Thomas Love Peacock) on analogy of its opposite, aristocracy, from Greek kakistos “worst,” superlative of kakos “bad” (which perhaps is related to PIE root *kakka- “to defecate”) + -cracy.
How do you use kakistocracy in a sentence?
1. In a way, a dictatorship run by a corrupt and villainous leader is a kakisocracy run by the worst possible person. 2. Any government could become a kakistocracy if the least qualified person possible comes to be in charge.
What is the meaning of gerontocracy in government?
: rule by elders specifically : a form of social organization in which a group of old men or a council of elders dominates or exercises control.