Definitions for racismˈreɪ sɪz əm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
rac•ismˈreɪ sɪz əm(n.)
a belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human races determine cultural or individual achievement, usu. involving the idea that one's own race is superior.
a policy, system of government, etc., based on such a doctrine.
hatred or intolerance of another race or other races.
Origin of racism:
1865–70; < F racisme. See race2, -ism
the prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races
racism, racialism, racial discrimination(noun)
discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
racism(noun)ˈreɪ sɪz əm
the belief that people of other races are inferior to your own
racism in the workplace; racism and discrimination
The belief that each race has distinct and intrinsic attributes.
The belief that one race is superior to all others.
Prejudice or discrimination based upon race.
Origin: From racisme.