MEANING: adjective: Characterized by weakness of will that results in acting contrary to one’s better judgment.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek akretes (powerless), from a- (without) + kratos (power, strength). Earliest documented use: 1896.

AGRA TIC - I get a twitch every time I see the Taj Mahal

AKMATIC - nickname of a Russian-made 7.62mm semi-automatic rifle

ARRATIC - unpredictable

OKRATIC - full of gumbo

PAKRATIC - given to collecting and saving useless baubles

UKRATIC - the British Public's expectations of Brexit