Synonyms and Antonyms of discriminating
1 favoring, applying, or being unequal treatment of different classes of people <accused of discriminating practices in the hiring of employees> Synonyms differential, discriminatory, discriminational, discriminativeRelated Words biased, inequitable, partial, partisan, prejudiced, prejudicial, unequal, unfair, unjust; clubby, elitist, selective; segregativeNear Antonyms equal, equitable, fair, just; impartial, neutral, objective, unbiased, uncolored, unprejudicedAntonyms nondiscriminatory
2 serving to identify as belonging to an individual or group <a discriminating feature of poison ivy is a compound leaf with three mitten-shaped leaflets> Synonyms classic, diagnostic (also diagnostical), characteristic, distinct, distinctive, distinguishing, identifying, individual, peculiar, proper, symptomatic, typicalRelated Words idiosyncratic; identifiable, pronounced, unmistakable; general, generic; common, normal, regular, usual; especial, particular, special, specific; archetypal (also archetypical), model, paradigmaticAntonyms atypical, nontypical, uncharacteristic, untypical
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