9 letter words ending in acy

Alternacy (n.) Alternateness; alternation.

Autocracy (n.) Independent or self-derived power; absolute or controlling authority; supremacy.

Autocracy (n.) Supreme, uncontrolled, unlimited authority, or right of governing in a single person, as of an autocrat.

Autocracy (n.) Political independence or absolute sovereignty (of a state); autonomy.

Autocracy (n.) The action of the vital principle, or of the instinctive powers, toward the preservation of the individual; also, the vital principle.

Candidacy (n.) The position of a candidate; state of being a candidate; candidateship.

Contumacy (n.) Stubborn perverseness; pertinacious resistance to authority.

Contumacy (n.) A willful contempt of, and disobedience to, any lawful summons, or to the rules and orders of court, as a refusal to appear in court when legally summoned.

Democracy (n.) Government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is retained and directly exercised by the people.

Democracy (n.) Government by popular representation; a form of government in which the supreme power is retained by the people, but is indirectly exercised through a system of representation and delegated authority periodically renewed; a constitutional representative government; a republic.

Democracy (n.) Collectively, the people, regarded as the source of government.

Democracy (n.) The principles and policy of the Democratic party, so called.

Diplomacy (n.) The art and practice of conducting negotiations between nations (particularly in securing treaties), including the methods and forms usually employed.

Diplomacy (n.) Dexterity or skill in securing advantages; tact.

Diplomacy (n.) The body of ministers or envoys resident at a court; the diplomatic body.

Dulocracy (n.) See Doulocracy.

Gunocracy (n.) See Gyneocracy.

Gynocracy (n.) Female government; gynecocracy.

Idiocracy (n.) Peculiarity of constitution; that temperament, or state of constitution, which is peculiar to a person; idiosyncrasy.

Immediacy (n.) The relation of freedom from the interventionof a medium; immediateness.

Intestacy (n.) The state of being intestate, or of dying without having made a valid will.

Intricacy (n.) The state or quality of being intricate or entangled; perplexity; involution; complication; complexity; that which is intricate or involved; as, the intricacy of a knot; the intricacy of accounts; the intricacy of a cause in controversy; the intricacy of a plot.

Inviolacy (n.) The state or quality of being inviolate; as, the inviolacy of an oath.

Itineracy (n.) The act or practice of itinerating; itinerancy.

Mobocracy (n.) A condition in which the lower classes of a nation control public affairs without respect to law, precedents, or vested rights.

Monocracy (n.) Government by a single person; undivided rule.

Nomocracy (n.) Government in accordance with a system of law.

Obstinacy (n.) A fixedness in will, opinion, or resolution that can not be shaken at all, or only with great difficulty; firm and usually unreasonable adherence to an opinion, purpose, or system; unyielding disposition; stubborness; pertinacity; persistency; contumacy.

Obstinacy (n.) The quality or state of being difficult to remedy, relieve, or subdue; as, the obstinacy of a disease or evil.

Pertinacy (n.) The quality or state of being pertinent; pertinence.

Pertinacy (n.) Pertinacity.

Pervicacy (n.) Pervicacity.

Polycracy (n.) Government by many rulers; polyarchy.

Potentacy (n.) Sovereignty.

Procuracy (n.) The office or act of a proctor or procurator; management for another.

Procuracy (n.) Authority to act for another; a proxy.

Reprobacy (n.) Reprobation.

Supremacy (n.) The state of being supreme, or in the highest station of power; highest or supreme authority or power; as, the supremacy of a king or a parliament.

Theocracy (n.) Government of a state by the immediate direction or administration of God; hence, the exercise of political authority by priests as representing the Deity.

Theocracy (n.) The state thus governed, as the Hebrew commonwealth before it became a kingdom.

Timocracy (n.) A state in which the love of honor is the ruling motive.

Timocracy (n.) A state in which honors are distributed according to a rating of property.

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Mark McCracken

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