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discriminating

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of discriminating

  1. 1 favoring, applying, or being unequal treatment of different classes of people accused of discriminating practices in the hiring of employees Synonyms differential, discriminatory, discriminational, discriminativeRelated Words biased, inequitable, partial, partisan, prejudiced, prejudicial, unequal, unfair, unjust; clubby, elitist, selective; segregativeNear Antonyms equal, equitable, fair, just; impartial, neutral, objective, unbiased, uncolored, unprejudicedAntonyms nondiscriminatory

  2. 2 serving to identify as belonging to an individual or group a discriminating feature of poison ivy is a compound leaf with three mitten-shaped leaflets Synonyms classic, diagnostic (also diagnostical), characteristic, distinct, distinctive, distinguishing, identifying, individual, peculiar, proper, symptomatic, typicalRelated Words idiosyncratic; identifiable, pronounced, unmistakable; general, generic; common, normal, regular, usual; especial, particular, special, specific; archetypal (also archetypical), model, paradigmaticAntonyms atypical, nontypical, uncharacteristic, untypical



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