anti-consumerism

noun
an·​ti-con·​sum·​er·​ism | \ ˌan-tē-kən-ˈsü-mə-ˌri-zəm How to pronounce anti-consumerism (audio) , -mər-ˌi-, ˌan-tī- \

Definition of anti-consumerism

: opposition or resistance to a culture or way of life emphasizing the purchase and use of consumer goods : opposition to consumerism Not only is REI closed on Thursday, it will also be closed on Black Friday, forgoing millions in revenue in the spirit of anti-consumerism and pro-family time.— Jason Lee

First Known Use of anti-consumerism

1969, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-consumerism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-consumerism. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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