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antiestablishment

[an-tee-i-stab-lish-muh nt, an-tahy-] /ˌæn ti ɪˈstæb lɪʃ mənt, ˌæn taɪ-/
adjective
1.
opposed to or working against the existing power structure or mores, as of society or government:
Antiestablishment candidates promised to disband the army, Congress, and the cabinet if elected.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; anti- + establishment
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  • Such tactics, combined with his antiestablishment rhetoric, have previously proven a potent political recipe.
  • Storms is not an antiestablishment pseudoscientist pursuing a crackpot theory.
  • The other type of fairy tale is completely anarchic and antiestablishment.
  • Bohemians used to be artists and intellectuals with antiestablishment values.
  • It had a kind of antiestablishment appeal, and heaven knows many of us were suckers for that.

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