audism

noun
aud·ism | \ ˈȯ-ˌdi-zəm \

Definition of audism 

: discrimination or prejudice against individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing

Other words from audism

audist \ˈȯ-dist \ noun

First Known Use of audism

1977, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for audism

aud- (as in audition entry 1, auditory entry 2) + -ism (after racism)

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audism

noun
aud·ism | \ ˈȯ-ˌdi-zəm \

Medical Definition of audism 

: discrimination or prejudice against individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing

Other words from audism

audist \ˈȯ-dist \ noun

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