anti-socialist

adjective

an·​ti-so·​cial·​ist
ˌan-tē-ˈsō-sh(ə-)list,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-socialist (audio)
variants or antisocialist
: characterized by or expressing opposition to socialists or socialism
an anti-socialist movement/thinker
In 1989, when the Berlin Wall fell, many took this not just as the symbolic end to Soviet communism but more broadly as a vindication of anticommunist, antisocialist, or at least antirevolutionary positions. Judith Ezekiel
anti-socialist noun
or antisocialist
plural anti-socialists or antisocialists
For the most part, however, the writings of the antisocialists remain neglected or derided as doctrinaire tracts … John Gray

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Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-socialist was in 1842

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“Anti-socialist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-socialist. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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