anomy (n.) Look up anomy at Dictionary.com
"lawlessness, violation of (divine) law," 1590s, Englished from French anomie, from Greek anomia "lawlessness," noun of quality from anomos "without law, lawless," from a- "without" (see a- (3)) + nomos "law," from PIE root *nem- "to assign, allot; to take" (see nemesis).