speciesism(redirected from Anti-speciesism)
Intolerance or discrimination on the basis of species, especially as manifested by cruelty to or exploitation of animals by humans.
spe′cies·ist′ adj. & n.
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(Environmental Science) a belief of humans that all other species of animals are inferior and may therefore be used for human benefit without regard to the suffering inflicted
[C20: from species + -ism]
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