un·​ideo·​log·​i·​cal | \ ˌən-ˌī-dē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl How to pronounce unideological (audio) , -ˌi- \

Definition of unideological

: 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

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unideologically \ ˌən-​ˌī-​dē-​ə-​ˈlä-​ji-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce unideologically (audio) , -​ˌi-​ \ adverb

Examples of unideological in a Sentence

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, "Kamala Harris, Imaginary Centrist," 13 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of unideological

1935, in the meaning defined above

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23 Aug 2020

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“Unideological.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unideological. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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