anti-government

adjective
an·​ti-gov·​ern·​ment | \ ˌan-tē-ˈgə-vər(n)-mənt, -və-mənt; -ˈgə-bᵊm-ənt, -vᵊm-; ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-government (audio) \

Definition of anti-government

: opposed to or hostile toward governments or a particular government : opposing or resisting governmental policies and power anti-government attitudes an anti-government demonstration

First Known Use of anti-government

1772, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-government.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-government. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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