antiauthoritarian

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adjective an·ti·au·thor·i·tar·i·an \ˌan-tē-ȯ-ˌthär-ə-ˈter-ē-ən, -tē-ə-, -ˌthȯr-, ˌan-ˌtī-\
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anti–authoritarian

Definition of antiauthoritarian

  1. :  opposed or hostile toward authority, authoritarians, or authoritarianism Yet the digital world has been notoriously reluctant to worry much about security issues, because they pose conflicts with cherished antiauthoritarian notions of freedom. — Jon Katz

antiauthoritarian

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anti–authoritarian

noun In communist East Germany, a number of leading antiauthoritarians were arrested. — Bob McGlynn

antiauthoritarianism

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anti–authoritarianism

noun … the personal antiauthoritarianism exemplified by the sixties pot-smokers … — Katha Pollitt

1907

First Known Use of antiauthoritarian

1907


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