nonconservative

adjective
non·​con·​ser·​va·​tive | \ ˌnän-kən-ˈsər-və-tiv How to pronounce nonconservative (audio) \

Definition of nonconservative

: not conservative a nonconservative prime minister nonconservative investing

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nonconservative noun
But the conservative funk should matter to nonconservatives—at least to those who believe that ideas have a role in politics. — Richard Brookhiser

Examples of nonconservative in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the weeks before the vote, the country’s election supervisory body had disqualified nearly all nonconservative candidates. WSJ, 19 June 2021 After a reformist candidate also dropped out Wednesday, Abdolnaser Hemmati, who served more than two years as governor of Iran’s Central Bank, remained as the only nonconservative candidate in the race and Raisi’s only real challenger. Washington Post, 17 June 2021 Often missing from conservative coverage of the issues was important bits of context, such as that the IRS also isolated nonconservative groups for additional scrutiny. Philip Bump, Washington Post, 5 Jan. 2018 Often missing from conservative coverage of the issues was important bits of context, such as that the IRS also isolated nonconservative groups for additional scrutiny. Philip Bump, Washington Post, 5 Jan. 2018 In an increasingly rare interview with a nonconservative journalist, President Trump sat down with Reuters for an extended chat Wednesday amid a ton of controversy stemming from Donald Trump Jr.'s emails. Aaron Blake, Washington Post, 13 July 2017

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First Known Use of nonconservative

1850, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonconservative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonconservative. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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