bigotry

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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 periodicals archive ?
What we should do with bigoted people, he suggested for example, is to help them "realize that while we have our prejudices and bigotries, we have to learn that it is an issue we have to control.
We'll never know if a President Goldwater would both have resisted federal intrusion into private decisions and fought against racism and other bigotries. But such an approach was, and remains, consistent, in part because private discrimination can itself be both legal and actively resisted by principled and self-interested individuals.
Funny though they may be, such groups turn honest (or dishonest) differences into pseudo-crusades and portray an America that, contrary to abundant evidence, has made no progress against the bigotries of the past.