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[mass noun] Intolerance towards those who hold different opinions from oneself:‘the difficulties of combating prejudice and bigotry’
prejudice, bias, partiality, partisanship, sectarianism, discrimination, unfairness, injusticeintolerance, narrow-mindedness, fanaticism, dogmatismracism, racialism, sexism, heterosexism, homophobia, chauvinism, anti-semitism, jingoismjim crowismView synonyms
- ‘The narrow-minded bigotry of the townspeople and of the Finch family is hard for Scout to cope with.’
- ‘Irresponsible charges of bigotry are about as low as you can get, being only about one step up from bigotry itself.’
- ‘We as a community know what it is to suffer bigotry and intolerance.’
- ‘The story that unfolds here is an allegory about the difficulties of combating prejudice and bigotry.’
- ‘A difference of opinion doesn't qualify as bigotry.’
- ‘I have had enough of this whole debate and just hope it can be resolved without huge displays of bigotry and prejudice.’
- ‘I would die to free our people from the chains of bigotry and superstition.’
- ‘No one likes to be the focal point of bigotry.’
- ‘His article amounts to pure opinionated bigotry.’
- ‘I had never encountered such blatant bigotry.’
- ‘Bigotry may change its colors, but rarely its rhetoric.’
- ‘The law should be clear and unambiguous in its opposition to bigotry and prejudice.’
- ‘Our hearts must not harbour hate, anger, bigotry, violence or discrimination.’
- ‘Movies can be an ideological weapon against bigotry.’
- ‘Our elections should be a contest of policies, unclouded by bigotry or racism.’
- ‘My major regret from my time as a season ticket holder is that I didn't stand up and report on bigotry and racism.’
- ‘This is nothing short of insanity, motivated solely by bigotry.’
- ‘She never reacted with hatred or bigotry of any kind.’
- ‘People have been living with bigotry of every kind forever.’
- ‘That view is based on misinformation, ignorance and plain bigotry.’
Late 17th century: from bigot, reinforced by French bigoterie.
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