anti-literary

adjective

an·​ti-lit·​er·​ary
ˌan-tē-ˈli-tə-ˌrer-ē,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-literary (audio)
: opposed to or not in conformity with literary values or methods : deliberately or emphatically not literary
We are an unintellectual as well as an anti-literary country. We like leaders who give us simple answers.Norma Klein

Word History

First Known Use

1756, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-literary was in 1756

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“Anti-literary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-literary. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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