anti-liberal

adjective

an·​ti-lib·​er·​al
ˌan-tē-ˈli-b(ə-)rəl,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-liberal (audio)
: opposed to or hostile toward political liberalism
Not all the comment on him was favourable, since he was seen as anti-Western, anti-liberal and a Russian nationalist.Geoffrey A. Hosking
anti-liberalism noun
These romantic medievalists may moreover have strengthened Tolstoy's natural anti-intellectualism and anti-liberalism Isaiah Berlin

Word History

First Known Use

1815, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-liberal was in 1815

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“Anti-liberal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-liberal. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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