anti-Semitic
adjective see anti-Semitism

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  • anti-Semitic — [an΄tīsə mit′ik, an΄tēsə mit′ik, an΄tisə mit′ik] adj. 〚< anti Semitism < Ger Antisemitismus, coined (1879) by Wilhelm Marr, Ger writer〛 1. having or showing prejudice against Jews 2. discriminating against or persecuting Jews 3. of or caused by… …   Universalium

  • anti-Semitic — [an΄tīsə mit′ik, an΄tēsə mit′ik, an΄tisə mit′ik] adj. [< anti Semitism < Ger Antisemitismus, coined (1879) by Wilhelm Marr, Ger writer] 1. having or showing prejudice against Jews 2. discriminating against or persecuting Jews 3. of or… …   English World dictionary

  • anti-Semitic — (adj.) 1881, see ANTI SEMITISM (Cf. anti Semitism) …   Etymology dictionary

  • anti-Semitic — anti Semitism ► NOUN ▪ hostility to or prejudice against Jews. DERIVATIVES anti Semite noun anti Semitic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • anti-semitic — adjective relating to or characterized by anti Semitism; hating Jews (Freq. 4) • Syn: ↑antisemitic • Pertains to noun: ↑antisemitism (for: ↑antisemitic), ↑anti Semitism …   Useful english dictionary

  • anti-Semitic — also antisemitic ADJ GRADED Someone or something that is anti Semitic is hostile to or prejudiced against Jewish people. His anti Semitic beliefs were well known in America …   English dictionary

  • anti-Semitic — UK / US adjective anti Semitic people, opinions, writings etc show a feeling of hate towards Jewish people Derived word: anti Semitism UK [ˌæntɪ ˈseməˌtɪz(ə)m] / US [ˌæntaɪ ˈsemɪˌtɪzəm] / US [ˌæntɪ ˈsemɪˌtɪzəm] noun uncountable …   English dictionary

  • anti-Semitic — adj. Anti Semitic is used with these nouns: ↑propaganda, ↑remark, ↑slur, ↑violence …   Collocations dictionary

  • anti-Semitic — an|ti Se|mit|ic [ ,æntaı sə mıtık, ,ænti sə mıtık ] adjective anti Semitic people, opinions, writings, etc. show a feeling of hate toward Jewish people ╾ an|ti Sem|i|tism [ ,æntaı semı,tızəm, ,ænti semı,tızəm ] noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Anti-Semitic — Anti Semitism An ti Sem i*tism, n. Opposition to, or hatred of, Semites, esp. Jews. The word is sometimes also applied to acts motivated by or evincing antisemitism. {An ti Sem ite}, n. {An ti Sem*it ic}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anti-Semitic — adjective /ˌæntɑɪsəˈmɪtɪk/ Relating to or exhibiting anti Semitism. See Also: anti Semite, anti Semitism …   Wiktionary

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