Etymology: From anarchiste from Ancient Greek (polytonic, á) from the roots á- ("not", "without") + (polytonic, ''á') ("rule").
- One who believes in or advocates the absence of government in all forms (cf. anarchism), especially one who works toward the realization of such.
- One who disregards laws and social norms as a form of rebellion against authority.
- By extension from previous sense, one who promotes chaos and lawlessness; a nihilist or terrorist.
- One who resents outside control or influence on his or her life, in particular the government, and therefore desires the absence of political control.
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