antiabortionist

noun
an·​ti·​abor·​tion·​ist | \ -sh(ə-)nəst How to pronounce antiabortionist (audio) \

Medical Definition of antiabortionist

: a person who is opposed to abortion and especially to the legalization of abortion

called also prolifer, right-to-lifer

Learn More about antiabortionist

Cite this Entry

“Antiabortionist.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/antiabortionist. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

Comments on antiabortionist

What made you want to look up antiabortionist? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!