anti-statist

adjective
an·​ti-stat·​ist | \ ˌan-tē-ˈstā-tist, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-statist (audio) \
variants: or antistatist

Definition of anti-statist

: characterized by or expressing opposition to statism antistatist ideas/views anti-statist politicians who crusaded to shrink government.— David Sehat

Other Words from anti-statist

anti-statist or antistatist noun, plural anti-statists or antistatists
Antistatists believed that most social problems are a result of too much government interference in the operation of the free market. — Angela K Lewis

First Known Use of anti-statist

1886, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-statist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-statist. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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