anti-nationalist

adjective an·ti-na·tion·al·ist \ ˌan-tē-ˈnash-nə-list , -ˈna-shə-nə-list , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or less commonly antinationalist

Definition of anti-nationalist

: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

or less commonly antinationalist noun
    • 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

First Known Use of anti-nationalist

1863


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