Definition of anti-Western in English:

anti-Western

adjective

  • Hostile to the interests of Europe and North America, especially the United States.

    ‘another wave of anti-Western sentiment could emerge as a result of such an attack’
    • ‘Their extreme anti-Western ideologies are, paradoxically, in large measure Western in origin.’
    • ‘Despite its present anti-Western rhetoric, Russia obviously can't afford a new Cold War.’
    • ‘Anything else will provoke anti-Western hatred, the righteous anger of the dispossessed.’
    • ‘The moderating factor should be their interest in not creating more anti-Western feeling than they stop.’
    • ‘At some point, they became a postscript to his anti-Western, anti-American screeds.’
    • ‘Humanitarian projects that paint a positive image of Americans are meant to counter terrorists spreading anti-Western rhetoric, he said.’
    • ‘Thousands of protesters took to the streets, where they shouted anti-Western slogans.’
    • ‘Some also fear that siting such an unproven system here would make the country a target for anti-Western attacks by rogue states.’
    • ‘The attack deepened fears at headquarters that the United Nations had become the target of anti-Western terrorist groups.’
    • ‘Their extreme anti-Western views were not unusual, according to their older brother.’
    • ‘This gave them free rein to nurture their anti-Western, anti-state passions.’
    • ‘However, the current absence of a powerful international anti-Western ideology is unlikely to be a permanent reality.’
    • ‘The United States' behavior during the Cold War no doubt helped create anti-Western attitudes.’
    • ‘In justification of primarily anti-Western protest movements, it is not difficult to find grievances, inequities, injustices.’
    • ‘Cowardly multiculturalism thus makes itself the handmaiden of anti-Western extremism.’
    • ‘The anger is really more a nationalist, anti-Western sentiment.’
    • ‘He has a history of being very anti-Western in thought.’
    • ‘In fact, far from being anti-Western, the programme was too pro-Western.’
    • ‘The schools have been accused of fostering intolerance and preaching anti-Western doctrines.’
    • ‘What began as a good-natured show of solidarity soon changed as a stream of anti-Western rhetoric spewed from the speakers.’