(comparative more timocratic, superlative most timocratic)
- Belonging to, or constituted by, timocracy.
Variant of timocracy
- in the philosophy of Plato, a form of government in which ambition for power and glory motivates the rulers
- in the philosophy of Aristotle, a form of government in which political power is in direct proportion to property ownership
Origin of timocracyMiddle French tymocracie ; from Medieval Latin timocratia ; from Classical Greek timokratia ; from timē, honor, worth (; from Indo-European base an unverified form kwei-, to heed, value from source Lithuanian káina, worth, price) + kratia (see -cracy)