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anomy (n.)

"lawlessness, violation of (divine) law," 1590s, Englished from French anomie, from Greek anomia "lawlessness," abstract noun from anomos "without law, lawless," from a- "without" (see a- (3)) + nomos "law," from PIE root *nem- "assign, allot; take."

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Definitions of anomy from WordNet

anomy (n.)
personal state of isolation and anxiety resulting from a lack of social control and regulation;
Synonyms: anomie
anomy (n.)
lack of moral standards in a society;
Synonyms: anomie
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