Definition of speciesist in English:


adjective & noun

  • See speciesism

    • ‘He states that it is speciesist to judge that the life of a normal adult member of our species is more valuable than the life of a normal adult mouse.’
    • ‘The speciesist assumption that lurks here is very simple.’
    • ‘Of course, in practice most of us are speciesist.’
    • ‘It's speciesist to give humans greater moral consideration than nonhumans for any reason.’
    • ‘We live in a deeply speciesist society.’