bigotry

  • 1 bigotry — index bias, inequity, intolerance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 bigotry …

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  • 2 Bigotry — Big ot*ry, n. [Cf. F. bigoterie.] 1. The state of mind of a bigot; obstinate and unreasoning attachment of one s own belief and opinions, with narrow minded intolerance of beliefs opposed to them. [1913 Webster] 2. The practice or tenets of a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 bigotry — 1670s, from Fr. bigoterie sanctimoniousness, from bigot (see BIGOT (Cf. bigot)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 bigotry — [n] intolerance, prejudice bias, discrimination, dogmatism, fanaticism, injustice, Jim Crowism*, narrow mindedness, partiality, provincialism, racialism, racism, sectarianism, sexism, unfairness; concepts 388,410 Ant. broad mindedness, fairness,… …

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  • 5 bigotry — [big′ə trē] n. pl. bigotries [Fr bigoterie] the behavior, attitude, or beliefs of a bigot; intolerance; prejudice …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 bigotry — n. 1) to arouse, stir up bigotry 2) to demonstrate, display bigotry 3) fanatical, ingrained, narrow minded, vicious; religious bigotry 4) bigotry against * * * [ bɪgətrɪ] display bigotry ingrained. narrow minded religious bigotry stir up bigotry… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 7 Bigotry — A bigot is a person who is intolerant of opinions, lifestyles, or identities differing from his or her own, and bigotry is the corresponding state of mind. Bigot is often used as a pejorative term against a person who is obstinately devoted to… …

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  • 8 bigotry — [[t]bɪ̱gətri[/t]] N UNCOUNT Bigotry is the possession or expression of strong, unreasonable prejudices or opinions. He deplored religious bigotry …

    English dictionary

  • 9 bigotry — noun Intolerance or prejudice, especially religious or racial; discrimination (against); the characteristic qualities of a bigot. Members of the Ku Klux Klan practiced extreme bigotry. See Also: bigot …

    Wiktionary

  • 10 bigotry — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. dogmatism, narrow mindedness, injustice; see fanaticism , intolerance 2 , prejudice . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n. [BIG uh tree] intolerance for those who are different or have different ideas, narrow… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 11 bigotry — big|ot|ry [ˈbıgətri] n [U] bigoted behaviour or beliefs ▪ sensational news stories that just encourage bigotry and intolerance …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 bigotry — noun (U) bigoted behaviour or beliefs: sensational news stories that just encourage bigotry and intolerance …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 bigotry — bigot ► NOUN ▪ a person who is prejudiced in their views and intolerant of the opinions of others. DERIVATIVES bigoted adjective bigotry noun. ORIGIN French …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 bigotry — noun (plural ries) Date: circa 1674 1. the state of mind of a bigot 2. acts or beliefs characteristic of a bigot …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 bigotry — /big euh tree/, n., pl. bigotries. 1. stubborn and complete intolerance of any creed, belief, or opinion that differs from one s own. 2. the actions, beliefs, prejudices, etc., of a bigot. [1665 75; BIGOT + RY, formation parallel to F bigoterie]… …

    Universalium

  • 16 bigotry — Synonyms and related words: Anglophobia, Russophobia, Sabbatarianism, abhorrence, abomination, anti Semitism, antipathy, authoritarianism, aversion, balkiness, bias, bibliolatry, blind side, blind spot, blinders, bullheadedness, closed mind,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 bigotry — big|ot|ry [ bıgətri ] noun uncount the practice of having very strong and unreasonable opinions, especially about politics, race or religion, and refusing to consider other people s opinions …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 bigotry — big·ot·ry || bɪgÉ™trɪ n. intolerance of differing ideas and beliefs, prejudice …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 bigotry — n. Prejudice, intolerance, blind zeal, obstinacy, opiniativeness, dogmatism, zealotry, fanaticism …

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  • 20 bigotry — big·ot·ry …

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