What does bigotry mean?

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ˈbɪg ə tribig·otry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bigotry, dogmatism(noun)

    the intolerance and prejudice of a bigot


  1. bigotry(Noun)

    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. Bigotry(noun)

    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. Bigotry(noun)

    the practice or tenets of a bigot


  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. House Speaker Paul Ryan:

    If a person wants to be the nominee of the Republican Party, there can be no evasion and no games. They must reject any group or cause that is built on bigotry.

  2. Faiz Shakur:

    I want to welcome you to a campaign which says, loudly and clearly, that the underlying principles of our government will not be greed, hatred and lies, it will not be racism, sexism, xenophobia, homophobia and religious bigotry.

  3. Scott Stringer:

    We can't tolerate acts of hate and we must fight bigotry on all fronts. My thoughts are with Tadataka Unno and Tadataka Unno family as Tadataka Unno recovers.

  4. Jeanne Leonard:

    I feel like bigotry and hatred, xenophobia, homophobia are causing a divide in our country that is not going to be healed easily. And I think that Trump is not capable of making rational decisions.

  5. Bruce Springsteen:

    When you let that genie out of the bottle – bigotry, racism, intolerance – they don’t go back into the bottle that easily, if they go back in at all.

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