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Definition of "antigovernment" []

  • Opposed to a government currently in power (adjective)
  • Opposed to government in general (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "antigovernment" in a sentence
  • "They pointed to an upsurge in antigovernment guerrilla activity inside Iran, including a bomb in Zahedan, the economic center of the province of Baluchistan, that killed 11 soldiers in the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on February 14; the mysterious death of the Iranian scientist Ardashir Hosseinpour, who worked on uranium enrichment at the Isfahan nuclear facility; and the defection of a high-ranking Iranian general named Ali Asgari, a former deputy minister of defense who was also the Revolutionary Guard officer responsible for training and supplying Hezbollah during its war against the Israelis in southern Lebanon in the 1980s."
  • "During the day, state television aired patriotic songs and religious sermons that referred to antigovernment protesters and army rebels as "traitors" and "collaborators with the West and the Jews.""
  • "Prime Minister Emil Boc fired Foreign Minister Teodor Baconschi on Monday for calling antigovernment protesters "inept and violent slum-dwellers" after more than a week of sometimes violent demonstrations."
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