un-American


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un-A·mer·i·can

(ŭn′ə-mĕr′ĭ-kən)
adj.
Considered contrary to the institutions or principles of the United States.

un-American

adj
1. not in accordance with the aims, ideals, customs, etc, of the US
2. against the interests of the US
ˌun-Aˈmericanˌism n

un-A•mer•i•can

(ˌʌn əˈmɛr ɪ kən)

adj.
not typifying or contrary to American values, standards, goals, etc.
[1810–20, Amer.]
un`-A•mer′i•can•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.un-American - considered contrary to the best interests of the United States
disloyal, unpatriotic - showing lack of love for your country
Translations

un-American

[ˈʌnəˈmerɪkən] ADJ
1. (pej) (= anti-American) → antiamericano
2. (= not typical) → poco americano

un-American

adjunamerikanisch; un-American activitiesunamerikanische Umtriebe pl

un-American

[ʌnəˈmɛrɪkən] adj (anti-American) → antiamericano/a; (uncharacteristic of America) → poco americano/a
References in classic literature ?
His proceedings were declared "un-American." There was very nearly a riot round Stones Hill; but Barbicane remained inflexible.
Everything seemed un-American. The names on the strange dingy shops were unspeakably foreign.
Bill Totts could shirk at a job with clear conscience, while Freddie Drummond condemned shirking as vicious, criminal, and un-American, and devoted whole chapters to condemnation of the vice.
1951: As the McCarthy witchhunts gathered pace in the USA, crime novelist Dashiell Hammett was jailed for contempt when he refused to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee.
Bill Haley 1951: As the McCarthy witchhunts gathered pace in the USA, crime novelist Dashiell Hammett was jailed for contempt when he refused to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee.
It is therefore un-American to support such teachings and actions.
The co-founder of Facebook has called for the social network to be broken up, labelling the power of chief executive Mark Zuckerberg "unprecedented and un-American".
DONALD Trump has accused Democrats of being "un-American" and maybe even treasonous for failing to applaud his State of the Union speech.
President Donald Trump, touting tax reform at Sheffer Corporation in Cincinnati, Ohio on Monday, took aim at Democrats at his State of the Union address last week, calling those who did not applaud when he announced figures on minority unemployment as "treasonous" and "un-American." "And I'm talking about, you have the lowest Hispanic unemployment in the history of our country," Trump said.
[U.S.A.] Feb 6 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump slammed the Democrats for not applauding him during his State of the Union address and termed them to be "un-American" and "treasonous".
It has to be challenged in a US Federal District Court, and I bet that no court will ever enforce it since it is plainly un-American to force Hollywood to enforce racial quotas via government fiat.The Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave, is not free anymore.