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racialism

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of racialism

  1. 1 the belief that certain races of people are by birth and nature superior to others <the racialism of some of the nation's founders seems to contradict their professed belief that “all men are created equal”> Synonyms racismRelated Words apartheid, segregation, separatism; eugenicsNear Antonyms desegregation, integration

  2. 2 hatred of or discrimination against a person or persons based on their race <ugly incidents of racialism at the school have decreased since the introduction of multiracial rap sessions> Synonyms prejudice, racismRelated Words race-baiting; apartheid, jim crow, segregation, separatism; bigotry, intolerance, narrow-mindedness, narrownessNear Antonyms antidiscrimination, antiracism, antisegregation; assimilationism





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