Part of speech:
Feelings or actions of hatred and bigotry toward a person or persons because of their race
An inclination, tendency, or preference.
The attitude, state of mind, or behavior characteristic of a bigot; intolerance.
Different treatment or discrimination based on a difference of sex or gender.
Discrimination against people on the basis of age; specif., discrimination against, and prejudicial stereotyping of, older people
In physiology, the definition of antagonism is two muscles working in opposition.
The definition of an aversion is a dislike or distaste for something or someone, or a desire to avoid something or someone.
Resentment is a feeling of anger due to a real or imagined injury or offense.
influence another's beliefs without basis, information
A special liking for something; a preference.
A natural leaning or tendency; propensity
The definition of a dislike is a feeling of not liking someone or something.
Antipathy is defined as a strong feeling of opposition or dislike.
To exert or have influence on; have an effect on the nature, behavior, development, action, or thought of
(Pathology) A morbid condition, characterized by yellowness of the eyes, skin, and urine, whiteness of the feces, constipation, queasiness, loss of appetite, and general languor and lassitude. It is caused usually by obstruction of the biliary passages and consequent damming up, in the liver, of the bile, which is then absorbed into the blood. Other causes include increased hemolysis and any liver disease. The discoloration is caused by accumulation of bilirubin in the body; bilirubin is normally excreted in bile to give feces their normal yellow-brown coloration.
A restricted field of vision as the result of looking through some type of object or a medical condition.
Segregation is the act of separating, especially when applied to separating people by race.
The definition of apartheid refers to a political system where people are clearly divided based on race, gender, class or other such factors.
Something that places one in an unfavorable condition or position:
(Pejorative, ethnic slur) A person of East Asian descent, supposed to have slanting eyes.
Distortion or perversion, as of meaning
The ability to digest or metabolize a food, drug, or other substance or compound:
The object of such approval and delight:
Strong dislike or ill will; hate
The act of inclining or the state of being inclined; a bend or tilt:
A statement opposing something that is about to occur in a courtroom, or has already occurred, as being improper, out of order, or against procedural rules. It is up to the judge to rule on the objection’s validity, or to overrule it. A timely objection that is entered into the trial record, along with appropriate argument on its validity, may form the basis for an appeal to a higher court. See also challenge and motion in limine.
Malicious ill will prompting an urge to hurt or humiliate another person.
Being or characteristic of a bigot:
The definition of determined is someone with their mind made up about something.
Stubbornly adhering to a doctrine or theory
Suggestive of the isolated life of an island:
Barely sufficient; close:
Lacking tolerance, breadth of view, or sympathy; petty.
The definition of parochial is something related to a church or someone who has a narrow or simplistic view on life.
Causing or tending to cause harm, especially to a legal case:
Immoral or unjust effects:
Hatred or distrust of people in general
(--- Archaic) A specific injury or harm done:
An inclination for or against something or someone that affects judgment; prejudice or bias.
The condition of being predisposed; inclination or tendency; predilection
The formal presentation of criminal charges against someone.
Excessive devotion to local interests and customs.
(Radio) To apply a bias to (an electrode)
To give a false or misleading account of
To delay action; be a hindrance
To cause physical damage to (something); harm:
The definition of impair is to hinder or weaken something.
To determine or decide something in advance.
To affect or associate with something undesirable or reprehensible:
The attainment of what is just, especially that which is fair, moral, right, merited, or in accordance with law:
Regard is defined as consideration or attention for something or someone.
Consideration; courteous regard
To give approval; have a favorable opinion (of)
(Med.) To have tolerance for (a specific drug, etc.)
influence another's beliefs without basis, information
The property of being onesided.
To cause to have a small mark or marks that diminish attractiveness:
To spoil the soundness or perfection of
To treat badly; harm.
(Intransitive) To become imperfect or defective.
To cause damage to; impair:
To impair the soundness, perfection, or integrity of; spoil.
To become less enjoyable or estimable:
(Usually plural) Something that a person likes (prefers).
(Slang) A straight, or conventional, person
To surpass or exceed:
To contribute to the effectiveness or improvement of (something); improve or advance:
Favoritism shown to old friends without regard for their qualifications, as in political appointments to office.
Fear, dislike, or hate of gays and lesbians.
The definition of chauvinism refers to being excessively or overly loyal to your country, race or gender, often at the expense of others.
Hatred of women or the female sex, esp. by a man
Hatred or mistrust of men.
Xenophobia is defined as an irrational fear of foreigners or of anything foreign.
Smallness of spirit; pettiness.
Enmity is defined as a deep and bitter hatred, usually shared between enemies.
- Predilection implies a preconceived liking, formed as a result of one's background, temperament, etc., that inclines one to a particular preference a predilection for murder mysteries
- Partiality implies an inclination to favor a person or thing because of strong fondness or attachment the conductor's partiality for the works of Brahms
- Bias implies a mental leaning in favor of or against someone or something that interferes with impartial judgment few of us are without bias of any kind
- Prejudice implies a preconceived and unreasonable judgment or opinion, usually an unfavorable one marked by suspicion, fear, or hatred a crime motivated by racial prejudice
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