anti-intellectual


an·ti–in·tel·lec·tu·al

adjective \-ˌin-tə-ˈlek-ch(ə-w)əl, -ˈlek-shwəl\

Definition of ANTI-INTELLECTUAL

:  opposing or hostile to intellectuals or to an intellectual view or approach
anti–intellectual noun
an·ti–in·tel·lec·tu·al·ism \-ˈlek-chə(-wə)-ˌli-zəm, -ˈlek-shwə-\ noun

First Known Use of ANTI-INTELLECTUAL

1821

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