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stereotype

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of stereotype

  1. an idea or statement about all of the members of a group or all the instances of a situation <the noble savage was a stereotype that appealed to 18th-century intellectuals, who viewed European civilization as decadent and corrupt> Synonyms concept, conception, generality, notion, generalizationRelated Words bromide, cliché (also cliche), commonplace, platitude, truism; adage, proverb, saw, saying; hypothesis, proposition, theory; oversimplification, simplification, simplism




stereotype

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of stereotype

  1. to use so much as to make less appealing <movies have stereotyped the hooker with a heart of gold ad nauseam> Synonyms overexpose, overuse, hackney, vulgarizeRelated Words bore, exhaust, overdo; coarsen; deplete, jade, tire, wear out; popularize





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