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politically correct

adjective

: agreeing with the idea that people should be careful to not use language or behave in a way that could offend a particular group of people

Full Definition of POLITICALLY CORRECT

:  conforming to a belief that language and practices which could offend political sensibilities (as in matters of sex or race) should be eliminated
political correctness noun
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Examples of POLITICALLY CORRECT

  1. He later realized that his response was not politically correct.

First Known Use of POLITICALLY CORRECT

1936

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