ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-military (audio)
variants or antimilitary
: characterized by or expressing opposition to or hostility toward the military
postwar antimilitary sentiment
anti-military protests

Examples of anti-military in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Khatami said major layoffs at Google announced in January pushed him to get more involved in the Alphabet Workers Union, which provides resources to Khatami and other union members in an anti-military working group — though the union has not taken a formal stance on Project Nimbus. Suhauna Hussain, Los Angeles Times, 30 Aug. 2023 Move Forward capitalized on this anti-royalist, anti-military sentiment, which became the bedrock of the party’s progressive platform. Sui-Lee Wee, New York Times, 24 Aug. 2023 An anti-military authority drama turning on a teen who enrols in a military academy looking for a better future. Emiliano De Pablos, Variety, 7 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1764, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-military was in 1764

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-military.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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