Definitions for racialismˈreɪ ʃəˌlɪz əm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ra•cial•ismˈreɪ ʃəˌlɪz əm(n.)

  1. Category: Sociology

    Ref: racism .

Origin of racialism:

1905–10

ra′cial•ist(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. racism, racialism, racial discrimination(noun)

    discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race

Wiktionary

  1. racialism(Noun)

    The belief in the existence and significance of racial categories.

  2. racialism(Noun)

    The belief in racial separatist ideologies, the emphasis on perceived social and cultural differences among races.

  3. racialism(Noun)

    racism.

Freebase

  1. Racialism

    Racialism is belief in the existence and significance of racial differences, but not necessarily that any absolute hierarchy between the races has been demonstrated by a rigorous and comprehensive scientific process. Racialists usually reject some claims of racial superiority, but may explicitly or implicitly subscribe to others, such as that races have acted in culturally superior or inferior ways, at least in certain instances or periods of history.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

racialism(noun)

the belief that some races of men are better than others.

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