Definitions for bigotryˈbɪg ə tri
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
big•ot•ryˈbɪg ə tri(n.)
extreme intolerance of any creed, belief, or opinion that differs from one's own.
the actions, prejudices, etc., of a bigot.
Origin of bigotry:
1665–75; < F
the intolerance and prejudice of a bigot
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
bigotry(noun)ˈbɪg ə tri
having an unreasonable dislike of sb based on their race, religion, or politics; = prejudice
Racism is a form of bigotry.
Intolerance or prejudice, especially religious or racial; discrimination (against); the characteristic qualities of a bigot.
Members of the Ku Klux Klan practiced extreme bigotry.
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
the practice or tenets of a bigot
Bigotry is the state of mind of a bigot: someone who, as a result of their prejudices, treats other people with hatred, contempt, and intolerance on the basis of a person's ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, socioeconomic status, or other characteristics. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. described bigotry in the following quotation: "The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour upon it, the more it will contract."
Translations for bigotry
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
bigoted attitude or behaviour.
- تَعَصُّب أعْمى، تَطرُّف في الرأيArabic
- intolerânciaPortuguese (BR)
- fanatismus, bigotnostCzech
- blinder EiferGerman
- μισαλλοδοξία, φανατισμόςGreek
- fanatismo, intoleranciaSpanish
- تعصب؛ کوته فکریFarsi
- קָנַאות, קִצוֹנִיוּתHebrew
- revnost, zatucanostCroatian
- sikap fanatik, kefanatikanIndonesian
- þröngsÿni; hleypidómasemiIcelandic
- fanatismo; bigotteriaItalian
- 고집 불통Korean
- berperangai taksubMalay
- sneversyn, skinnhellighetNorwegian
- تعصب؛ کوته فکریPersian
- bigotteri, trångsynthetSwedish
- yobazlık, bağnazlıkTurkish
- 偏執Chinese (Trad.)
- sự tin mù quángVietnamese
- 偏执Chinese (Simp.)
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