anti-conservative

adjective

an·​ti-con·​ser·​va·​tive
ˌan-tē-kən-ˈsər-və-tiv,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-conservative (audio)
: opposed to or hostile toward political conservatism
… has indeed taken some positions that irritate some professional Republicans, but for the most part these are not necessarily anti-conservative.Ben Wattenberg

Examples of anti-conservative in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This suit represents a crucial action against Big Tech's anti-conservative bias. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, 25 Aug. 2023 Musk has rolled back the social network’s efforts to moderate hate speech and falsehoods, backed Republican Ron DeSantis’ presidential bid, and invited bloggers to review internal Twitter documents from prior to his tenure for evidence of anti-conservative bias. Will Oremus, Washington Post, 14 July 2023 Musk, who quickly rolled back Twitter’s policies on covid-19 misinformation after taking over the platform, has emerged as a prominent ally to Republicans in that cause, stoking claims of an anti-conservative bias in Silicon Valley. Cristiano Lima, Washington Post, 4 June 2023 Conservative groups claim that Kroger has an anti-conservative bent, and the DEI policy enforces that. Paul Bedard, Washington Examiner, 1 May 2023 Is ChatGPT ‘woke’?:AI chatbot accused of anti-conservative bias and a grudge against Trump The measure passed 216-204. Jessica Guynn, USA TODAY, 28 Feb. 2023 Republicans have long criticized the move, which was reversed 24 hours later, as an attempt to help Biden ahead of the 2020 presidential election, and an example of anti-conservative censorship by Twitter and other social media giants. Harold Maass, The Week, 9 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-conservative was in 1832

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“Anti-conservative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-conservative. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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