archy, geo, path

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archy

rule

anarchy

total absence of rule or government; confusion; disorder

hierarchy

a system in which people or groups are ranked one above the other according to status

matriarchy

a form of social organization in which the mother rules the family

monarchy

state ruled over by a single person

oligarchy

a small group of people having control of a country

patriarchy

a form of social organization in which the father rules the family

geo

earth, ground

geocentric

having or representing the earth as the center

geology

science dealing with the earth's history as recorded in rocks

geopolitics

study of government and its policies as affected by physical geography

georgic

agricultural; a poem or book dealing with agriculture or rural topics

geotropism

response to the earth's gravity, as the growing of roots downward in the ground

path (patho, pathy)

feeling, suffering, disease

antipathy

aversion; dislike

apathy

lack of feeling, emotion, interest, or excitement; indifference

empathy

the complete understanding of another's feelings

pathetic

arousing pity

pathos

quality of drama, speech, music, or events that arouses a feeling of pity or sadness

sympathy

feelings of pity and sorrow for someone else's misfortune

homeopathy

the treatment of disease by minute doses of natural substances that in a healthy person would produce symptoms of disease

osteopath

treatment of medical disorders through the manipulation and massage of the bones, joints, and muscles

pathogenic

causing disease

pathological

due to disease

psychopath

a person suffering from chronic mental disorder with abnormal or violent social behavior

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