Examples of ageism in a Sentence
He accused his former employer of ageism when he lost his job to a younger man.
Recent Examples of ageism from the Web
Even before Emmanuel Macron was elected president of France, his relationship with wife Brigitte Macron has been the object of close scrutiny and an exhausting amount of ageism due to the fact that Brigitte is 24 years older than her husband.
The ageism in Hollywood is real, and Fiore captures terrific conversation between Norman and his former business partner discussing this.
Their decision provoked accusations of sexism and ageism at the time.
Ryan Murphy’s tale of sexism and ageism in Hollywood, racked up 18 nods.
Ms. Pascal, a 59-year-old woman in an industry rife with sexism and ageism, seems to have emerged stronger and happier, having reinvented herself as a producer through her company, Pascal Pictures.
Perez also brought on Steinem as a consultant, resulting in plotlines that emphasized socio-cultural issues such as ageism, domestic abuse, and discrimination.
Amid ageism in the journalism business, chalk up a victory for non-millennials.
Well, late last week, one actress, having reached her breaking point with the rampant ageism, shared her story of casting discrimination on Twitter.
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First Known Use of ageism
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Definition of ageism for English Language Learners
: unfair treatment of old people
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