Definition of undemocratic
: not democratic : not agreeing with democratic practice or ideals
undemocraticallyplay \ˌən-ˌde-mə-ˈkra-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Examples of undemocratic in a Sentence
The proposed law is fundamentally undemocratic.
Recent Examples of undemocratic from the Web
But opponents say this mail-in election suppresses the vote, is profoundly undemocratic and could lead to burdensome taxes.
The health care legislation proposed by Senate Republicans is a moral abomination—one that leadership is trying to pass through undemocratic means.
In the past, some bills assailed as undemocratic have foundered before reaching a parliamentary vote, or have been watered down because their constitutionality was questioned.
William Whitford, a Democratic activist who is the lead plaintiff, called the maps undemocratic.
Rwanda’s opposition called the referendum undemocratic and the United States, a key ally, opposed Kagame’s decision to stay on.
That's undemocratic on its face and a blatant violation of the President's oath of office.
Ziblatt: Pre-1914 Germany, the imperial German political system, was a highly undemocratic political system.
Those who attempt to defend democracy by undemocratic methods pay a terrible price and destroy their Republic.
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Definition of undemocratic for English Language Learners
: not agreeing with democratic practices or ideals : not democratic
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