bigotry

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noun big·ot·ry \ˈbi-gə-trē\

Definition of bigotry

plural

bigotries

  1. 1 :  obstinate or intolerant devotion to one's own opinions and prejudices :  the state of mind of a bigot <overcoming his own bigotry>

  2. 2 :  acts or beliefs characteristic of a bigot <racial bigotry> <will not tolerate bigotry in our organization>

Examples of bigotry in a sentence

  1. <a deeply ingrained bigotry prevented her from even considering the counterarguments>

Origin and Etymology of bigotry

see bigot


First Known Use: 1632


BIGOTRY Defined for English Language Learners

bigotry

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noun big·ot·ry \ˈbi-gə-trē\

Definition of bigotry for English Language Learners

  • : bigoted acts or beliefs


BIGOTRY Defined for Kids

bigotry

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noun big·ot·ry \ˈbi-gə-trē\

Definition of bigotry for Students

  1. :  acts or beliefs characteristic of a bigot



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