antiabortion

adjective

an·​ti·​abor·​tion ˌan-tē-ə-ˈbȯr-shən How to pronounce antiabortion (audio)
ˌan-ˌtī-
: opposed to abortion and especially to the legalization of abortion
antiabortion lobbyists
antiabortionist noun

Word History

First Known Use

1866, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of antiabortion was in 1866

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“Antiabortion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antiabortion. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

antiabortion

adjective
an·​ti·​abor·​tion ˌant-ē-ə-ˈbȯr-shən, ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce antiabortion (audio)
: opposed to abortion and especially to the legalization of abortion
an antiabortion bill
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