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
: 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
Examples of POLITICALLY CORRECT
- He later realized that his response was not politically correct.
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