Definition of anti-intellectual in English:

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Hostile or indifferent to culture and intellectual reasoning: many activists have adopted a profoundly anti-intellectual stance
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  • Male culture has just become totally anti-intellectual.
  • I was very much taken aback by his anti-intellectual comments on the Irish language.
  • To call that message "anti-intellectual" would be a comic understatement.


A person who is hostile or indifferent to culture and intellectual reasoning: funny, satirical plots that even anti-intellectuals will chuckle over
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  • The alternative is to make intellectual life increasingly irrelevant to human affairs, to turn intellectuals into hypocrites, and to turn everyone else into anti-intellectuals.
  • I think I might be an anti-intellectual.
  • Maybe I'm an anti-intellectual or just plain stupid.
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