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idiocrasy

[id-ee-ok-ruh-see] /ˌɪd iˈɒk rə si/
noun, plural idiocrasies.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; < Greek idiokrāsía, equivalent to idio- idio- + -krāsia, equivalent to krâs(is) mixture (see crasis) + -ia -y3; see idiosyncrasy
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idiocratic
[id-ee-uh-krat-ik] /ˌɪd i əˈkræt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
idiocratical, adjective
idiocratically, adverb
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idiocrasy

n.

"peculiarity," 1680s, from Greek idiokrasia, from idio- (see idio-) + krasis "mixing, tempering" (see rare (adj.2)).

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