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[an-tee-guhv-ern-muh nt, -er-muh nt, an-tahy-]
  1. opposed to or in rebellion against an existing government.
  2. of or relating to a political group, military force, etc., seeking to replace or overthrow an existing government.
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Origin of antigovernment

Related formsan·ti·gov·ern·men·tal, adjective
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  • Over here it has come through misuse to denote a peculiar class whose reaction is antigovernment.