[an-tee-in-tl-ek-choo-uh l, an-tahy‐]
- of, relating to, or characteristic of anti-intellectuals or their beliefs.
Origin of anti-intellectual
First recorded in 1935–40
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Examples from the Web for anti-intellectual
What possible change can any one citizen instigate against that barrage of anti-intellectual, gun-toting paranoia?As Parents We’re All Gun Violence Cowards
May 30, 2014
But anarchism is a logical outgrowth of the anti-intellectual side of collectivism.Objectivists Shrugged
June 27, 2012
But if Reagan burnished the anti-intellectual brand, Bush has now wrecked it.
But it was under Ronald Reagan that the anti-intellectual era in American politics truly began.
Is Fascism therefore "anti-intellectual," as has been so often charged?
This movement, of which Courbet will always remain the most famous representative, has been anti-intellectual.The French Impressionists (1860-1900)
Word Origin and History for anti-intellectual
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