an·​ti-Zi·​on·​ism | \ ˌan-tē-ˈzī-ə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce anti-Zionism (audio) , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of anti-Zionism

: opposition to the establishment or support of the state of Israel : opposition to Zionism The author also suffers from a reflexive anti-Zionism that, fortunately, mars only a few portions of his text.— Randall Rothenberg

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anti-Zionist \ ˌan-​tē-​ˈzī-​ə-​nist How to pronounce anti-Zionist (audio) , ˌan-​tī-​ \ adjective
One week later two orthodox Jews were badly beaten one block from the UC Berkeley campus, and anti-Zionist graffiti appeared on sidewalks and buildings near the school. — Karen Alexander
anti-Zionist noun
Hans Morgenthau was an anti-Zionist … until the 1967 war, when his pride in Israel's triumph led him gradually to redefine his Jewish identity. — Monroe K. Spears

First Known Use of anti-Zionism

1898, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-Zionism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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