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 (ăn′tē-ĭ-stăb′lĭsh-mənt, ăn′tī-)
Marked by opposition or hostility to conventional social, political, or economic values or principles.

an′ti·es·tab′lish·men·tar′i·an n.
an′ti·es·tab′lish·men·tar′i·an·ism n.
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Noun1.antiestablishmentarianism - the doctrine of opposition to the social and political establishment
doctrine, ism, philosophical system, philosophy, school of thought - a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
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