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bigotry

bigotry

noun big·ot·ry \ˈbi-gə-trē\

: bigoted acts or beliefs

plural big·ot·ries

Full Definition of BIGOTRY

1
:  the state of mind of a bigot
2
:  acts or beliefs characteristic of a bigot

Examples of BIGOTRY

  1. <a deeply ingrained bigotry prevented her from even considering the counterarguments>

First Known Use of BIGOTRY

1632

Other Sociology Terms

bourgeois, ethos, eugenics, exurb, incommunicado, intelligentsia, megalopolis, metrosexual, mores, subculture

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