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

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, 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 26 May. 2024.

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