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big·ot·ry

 (bĭg′ə-trē)
n.
The attitude, state of mind, or behavior characteristic of a bigot; intolerance.

bigotry

(ˈbɪɡətrɪ)
n, pl -ries
the attitudes, behaviour, or way of thinking of a bigot; prejudice; intolerance

big•ot•ry

(ˈbɪg ə tri)

n.
1. extreme intolerance of any creed, belief, or opinion that differs from one's own.
2. the actions, prejudices, etc., of a bigot.
[1665–75; < French]

bigotry

obtuse or narrow-minded intolerance, especially of other races or religions. — bigot, n., — bigoted, adj.
See also: Race
obtuse or narrow-minded intolerance, especially of other races or religions. — bigot, n. — bigoted, adj.
See also: Religion
obtuse or narrow-minded intolerance, especially of other races or religions. — bigot, n. — bigoted, adj.
See also: Attitudes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bigotry - the intolerance and prejudice of a bigot
intolerance - unwillingness to recognize and respect differences in opinions or beliefs

bigotry

noun intolerance, discrimination, racism, prejudice, bias, ignorance, injustice, sexism, unfairness, xenophobia, chauvinism, fanaticism, sectarianism, jingoism, racialism, dogmatism, provincialism, narrow-mindedness, mindlessness, pig-ignorance (slang), illiberality He deplored religious bigotry.
tolerance, forbearance, permissiveness, open-mindedness, broad-mindedness
Quotations
"Bigotry may roughly be defined as the anger of men who have no opinions" [G.K. Chesterton Heretics]
"Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand"
"With a grip that kills it" [Rabindranath Tagore Fireflies]

bigotry

noun
Irrational suspicion or hatred of a particular group, race, or religion:
Translations
تَعَصُّب أعْمى، تَطرُّف في الرأي
bigotnostfanatismus
snævertsynethed
vakbuzgóság
òröngsÿni; hleypidómasemi
bigotnosť
pobožnjaštvo
bağnazlıkyobazlık

bigotry

[ˈbɪgətrɪ] Nintolerancia f

bigotry

[ˈbɪgətri] n
(religious)fanatisme m, sectarisme m
religious bigotry → fanatisme religieux, sectarisme religieux
racist bigotry → intolérance f racistebig screen
n (= cinema) the big screen → le grand écran
modif
the big screen version → la version grand écranbig shot ngrand ponte mbig-ticket [ˌbɪgˈtɪkɪt] modif (US) big-ticket item, big-ticket purchase → gros achat mbig time big-time
adj [football, investment] → de première catégorie f
n
to hit the big time → percer
adv (US)de manière spectaculairebig toe ngros orteil mbig top n [circus] → grand chapiteau mbig wheel n
(at fair)grande roue f
(= important person) a big wheel → une huile

bigotry

neifernde Borniertheit; (Rel) → Bigotterie f

bigotry

[ˈbɪgətrɪ] n (pej) → faziosità

bigot

(ˈbigət) noun
a person who constantly and stubbornly holds a particular point of view etc. a religious bigot.
ˈbigoted adjective
ˈbigotry noun
bigoted attitude or behaviour.
References in classic literature ?
The influence which the bigotry of one female,[6] the petulance of another,[7] and the cabals of a third,[8] had in the contemporary policy, ferments, and pacifications, of a considerable part of Europe, are topics that have been too often descanted upon not to be generally known.
The hours wore on; --Ahab now shut up within his cabin; anon, pacing the deck, with the same intense bigotry of purpose in his aspect.
Will future ages believe that such stupid bigotry ever existed
the genius of Energy, Persistence, Enterprise; and the feeble Abdul-Aziz, the genius of Ignorance, Bigotry, and Indolence, prepared for the Forward-- March!
Controlled, like his age, by cool common sense and practical judgment, he kept his mind constantly open to new impressions, and was more concerned to avoid the appearance of bigotry and unreason than to maintain that of consistency.
Thus, cases of injustice, and oppression, and tyranny, and the most extravagant bigotry, are in constant occurrence among us every day.
These religious pictures are not just dirtied or torn or scrawled over, which might be done in idleness or bigotry, by children or by Protestants.
There are some upon this earth of yours,' returned the Spirit,' who lay claim to know us, and who do their deeds of passion, pride, ill-will, hatred, envy, bigotry, and selfishness in our name, who are as strange to us and all out kith and kin, as if they had never lived.
He was a man of narrow mind and imperfect education, and his uncompromising bigotry was made hot and mischievous by violent and hasty passions; he exerted his influence indecorously and unjustifiably to compass the death of the enthusiasts; and his whole conduct, in respect to them, was marked by brutal cruelty.
Raging bigotry aimed at Welsh THE raging hostility towards the Welsh language is baffling to me.
President Donald Trump asked Americans to rise above hatred and bigotry to silence violent protests like those seen in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday.
After protests by white nationalists turned violent in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, President Trump responded by saying: "We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides, on many sides.