Definition of timocracy in English:
noun (plural timocracies)chiefly Philosophy
1A form of government in which possession of property is required in order to hold office.
- These days we have moved on from a timocracy, but you'll still find plenty examples of the John Jay mentality here.
- This happens because of the treasuries of gold that the individuals in the timocracy have.
- It has similar features to timocracy, but it is different to it in many ways.
- Example sentences
- As for the oligarchic man, he would probably follow on from the timocratic man in the following manner: growing up, he will see his father work hard for all that he has.
- They conclude that the happiest man is the kingly man, the next the timocratic, followed by the oligarchic, the democratic, and the tyrannical.
- I think the timocratic structure of divinity in early Greek myth might be quite a good thing to apply to the tale of Eris, the apple and the Trojan War.
Definition of timocracy in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia