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Opposed to war in general or to the conduct of a specific war:‘his speech was interrupted by anti-war protesters’
peace-loving, peaceable, pacifist, anti-war, non-violent, non-aggressive, non-belligerent, non-combative, conflict-free, mild, gentle, equable, dovelike, dovishView synonyms
- ‘Montreal peace activists still can't stop talking about the record-breaking turnout of the Feb. 15 anti-war march.’
- ‘From the anti-war movement, we know we are good activists.’
- ‘Thousands of anti-war protesters are expected to march over the weekend in Ireland.’
- ‘Nobody has the answer to why they target a particular five anti-war activists.’
- ‘At the London anti-war rally, over a million people hit the streets.’
- ‘Later that month the anti-war protest exploded onto the streets of the US.’
- ‘Police were today setting up extra patrols outside schools in Leicester to stop pupils walking out to join an anti-war demonstration.’
- ‘No writer of his generation was more responsible for the widespread antiwar movement in England in the years following the war.’
- ‘That was in addition to the wider meetings of the anti-war group.’
- ‘Whether or not it could have been done otherwise, e-mail became the principal means of co-ordinating anti-war networks across the world.’
- ‘We are here to show our support for the world antiwar movement, she said.’
- ‘Latino activists have staged large anti-war marches in Los Angeles.’
- ‘People are very impressed by the plans for the big anti-war demo.’
- ‘The first nationwide antiwar march in 1965 attracted about 25,000 people.’
- ‘The programme would begin with an anti-war show by 150 students.’
- ‘They are among the many unionists who have adopted anti-war resolutions in recent weeks.’
- ‘His actions in the early '70s were motivated by his desire to achieve political notoriety by hitching his wagon to the anti-war zeitgeist.’
- ‘They need the support of the wider anti-war movement.’
- ‘He also spoke at an antiwar event that night organized by Columbia University's antiwar coalition.’
- ‘The antiwar people want to support them by bringing them home.’
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