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. Scott Huffmon:

    He wants to be seen as the kind of Republican candidate that has strong feelings but no prejudice, that has decided policies but no bigotry.

  2. Los Angeles-based:

    Trump is an insult and embarrassment. But he represents the country we have become, zERO experience ... Flaunting a ticket of unbridled bigotry, sexism, racism and everything that is wrong with America.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    We still have to break through the barriers of bigotry. African American parents shouldn’t have to worry about their children being harassed, humiliated and even shot for the color of their skin.

  4. Tom Witt:

    What we see are Kansans getting tired of a lot of politics of division and bigotry, the Democrats of northeast Kansas want to send a message than Kansans are not all what you think we are.

  5. New York:

    During a year when pale, male and stale men sitting in a dark room in Washington have tried to drive a wedge through us through hate and sexism and bigotry, we will march!

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