Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A movement in opposition to another.
“The embarrassment over this loss stimulated a counter-movement which promotes violence and aggression in sport and which succeeded in securing New Zealand the rights to host the 2011 Rugby World Cup - a glorified and ritualized demonstration of male-aggression.”
“The good news is that there has emerged in the past few decades a counter-movement of spiritual progressives that are willing to challenge the distortions in their own religious communities while simultaneously doing battle with the institutions and practices of the wealthy and powerful.”
“When the counter-movement of reaction geared up its mighty wave machine to inundate the proponents of change, would-be revolutionaries couldn't take the long hours and poor pay demanded by movement work.”
“We became the Latino counter-movement, as the Tea Party was making clear to all Americans their refusal to work in a bipartisan fashion, which was evident in the debt crisis discussions no matter the global financial cost.”
“Lenore and others are leading a counter-movement that also goes by many names -- slow parenting, simple parenting, and free-range parenting, to name a few.”
“When we do this, we move from being a counter-movement, to the new guard -- the standard bearers of a widely accepted values system -- because the strategies for peace, happiness and prosperity simply work better.”
“I'd like to see a counter-movement of actual plumbers named Joe coming out for Obama.”
“Now it is not surprising that with this massification and large-scale production, there is a counter-movement that emerged -- very much also here in California.”
“Now I am not sure if I am the slow one or if it is those writing talking points for Hillary Clinton and the Conservatives, i.e. the authors of this counter-movement message.”
“In 1978, Farrakhan broke with Mohammed and formed his own counter-movement.”
‘counter-movement’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for counter-movement.