an·​ti-na·​tion·​al·​ist ˌan-tē-ˈnash-nə-list How to pronounce anti-nationalist (audio)
variants or less commonly antinationalist
: opposed to nationalism or to a nationalist movement or government
… they have publicly declared their anti-nationalist, anti-war and individual standpoint …Dubravka Ugresic
anti-nationalist noun
or less commonly antinationalist
This is why anti-nationalists cannot see anything good in the nation-state and customarily understand nationalism as ethnic hatred, xenophobia, anti-Semitism and other equally abominable phenomena. T. Mastnak

Word History

First Known Use

1863, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-nationalist was in 1863

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“Anti-nationalist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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