anti-environmentalism

noun
an·​ti-en·​vi·​ron·​men·​tal·​ism | \ ˌan-tē-in-ˌvī-rə(n)-ˈmen-tə-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce anti-environmentalism (audio) , -ˌvī(-ə)r(n)-, ˌan-tī- \

Definition of anti-environmentalism

: opposition to environmentalism It plans a four-day anti-environmentalism program that includes programs challenging global warming, blaming the green movement for hurting the poor and touting nuclear power.— Judy Fahys

Other Words from anti-environmentalism

anti-environmentalist \ ˌan-​tē-​in-​ˌvī-​rə(n)-​ˈmen-​tə-​ləst How to pronounce anti-environmentalism (audio) , -​ˌvī(-​ə)r(n)-​ , -​ˌvī(-​ə)r(n)-​ , ˌan-​tī-​ \ adjective
anti-environmentalist rhetoric
anti-environmentalist noun
legislation opposed by anti-environmentalists

First Known Use of anti-environmentalism

1971, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-environmentalism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-environmentalism. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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