kakistocracy

Pronounced: kak-uh-STOCK-ruh-see, noun

Notes: You may be able to work out the meaning of this word; I couldn’t quite get there when I first ran across this word, but I can do it now


Yesterday’s word

The word otic means “relating to the ear”

First usage

This word came into English in the mid-1600s

Background / Comments

This is another word from Greek; this time, it is the word ous (ear).

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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