What does bigotry mean?

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ˈbɪg ə tribig·ot·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bigotry, dogmatismnoun

    the intolerance and prejudice of a bigot

Wiktionary

  1. bigotrynoun

    Intolerance or prejudice, especially religious or racial; discrimination (against); the characteristic qualities of a bigot.

    Members of the Ku Klux Klan practiced extreme bigotry.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bigotrynoun

    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

  2. Bigotrynoun

    the practice or tenets of a bigot

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  1. Bigotry

    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."

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bigotry in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bigotry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of bigotry in a Sentence

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    I think the numbers are adding up on in our favor, the number of delegates will continue to increase, so I am going to keep working as hard as I can, but I think it is important that we really do focus on the very dangerous path that Donald Trump has laid out here, the kind of bluster and bigotry and bullying that he's exemplifying on the campaign trail is disturbing to I think the majority of Americans.

  2. President Trump:

    Bob was right at the forefront of combating racism within the league, throughout his long career, Bob was a voice against prejudice, racism and bigotry.

  3. Rabbi Jonah:

    Folks are just so angry. They're angry about enduring racism, they're angry about the incompetent response to COVID, they're angry about bigotry and racism, about anti-Semitism and Islamophobia, and white supremacy.

  4. Shannon Taylor:

    I am charging Mr. Rogers with the strongest form of assault and hate crimes permitted under Virginia law, ...I will not tolerate this violence in Henrico. I have no doubt Mr. Rogers was motivated by bigotry and racism and should be severely punished for his egregious criminal behavior.

  5. Kevin McCarthy:

    Over the past several weeks a growing number of House Democrats wrongly blamed the violence in the Middle East on Israel, in fact, Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,RashidaTlaib, and Cori Bush irresponsibly tried to delegitimize our closest ally in the region, calling it an ‘apartheid state.’ Within days, this same sentiment of bigotry spilled into several major U.S. cities. Graphic videos showed pro-Hamas mobs intentionally target random Americans simply because they were Jewish.

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