un·​ideo·​log·​i·​cal ˌən-ˌī-dē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl How to pronounce unideological (audio)
: not relating to, concerned with, or based on ideology : not ideological
It has always been one of realism's central claims that unlike other political doctrines—fascism, communism, liberalism—it is fundamentally unideological.Richard Wolin
unideologically adverb

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Trump is a largely unideological populist, whose views on trade, spending, the border, and foreign policy — and a host of other major issues — are well within the mainstream. David Harsanyi, National Review, 13 Aug. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unideological was in 1935

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“Unideological.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unideological. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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