audism

play
noun aud·ism \ˈȯ-ˌdi-zəm\

Definition of audism

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

audist

play \ˈȯ-dist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of audism

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


First Known Use: 1977


Medical Dictionary

audism

play
noun aud·ism \ˈȯ-ˌdi-zəm\

Medical Definition of audism

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

audist

\ˈȯ-dist\ play noun

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