an·​ti-pro·​gres·​sive ˌan-tē-prə-ˈgre-siv How to pronounce anti-progressive (audio)
: opposed to or hostile toward political progressivism
anti-progressive policies/attitudes

Examples of anti-progressive in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many of you may not recognize most of the anti-progressive lefties named above. David Masciotra, The New Republic, 4 May 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1831, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-progressive was in 1831

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“Anti-progressive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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