anti-institutional

adjective

an·​ti-in·​sti·​tu·​tion·​al
ˌan-tē-ˌin(t)-stə-ˈt(y)ü-shnəl,
-shə-nᵊl,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-institutional (audio)
: characterized by or expressing opposition toward institutions
… the anti-institutional protests of the civil rights movement.Adam Fairclough

Word History

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-institutional was in 1836

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“Anti-institutional.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-institutional. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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