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sex·ism

 (sĕk′sĭz′əm)
n.
1. Discrimination based on gender, especially discrimination against women.
2. The belief that one gender is superior to the other, especially that men are superior to women.

sex′ist adj. & n.

sex•ist

(ˈsɛk sɪst)

adj.
1. pertaining to, involving, or fostering sexism: sexist advertising.
n.
2. a person with sexist attitudes or behavior.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sexist - a man with a chauvinistic belief in the inferiority of womensexist - a man with a chauvinistic belief in the inferiority of women
antifeminist - someone who does not believe in the social or economic or political equality of men and women
Adj.1.sexist - discriminatory on the basis of sex (usually said of men's attitude toward women)
discriminatory, prejudiced - being biased or having a belief or attitude formed beforehand; "a prejudiced judge"
Translations
مُهين للجِنْس الآخَر
opovržlivý k druhému pohlavísexistický
kønsdiskriminerendesexist
seksistinen
seksistički
szexista
sem gerir kynjum mishátt undir höfîi
性差別主義の
남녀를 차별하는
opovržlivý k druhému pohlaviu
könsdiskriminerande
การแบ่งแยกเพศ
cinsiyet ayırımcısıcinsiyet ayrımcılığı yapan
phân biệt đối xử theo giới tính

sexist

[ˈseksɪst]
A. ADJsexista
B. Nsexista mf

sexist

[ˈsɛksɪst] adjsexiste

sexist

nSexist(in) m(f)
adjsexistisch

sexist

[ˈsɛksɪst] n & adjsessista (m/f)

sex

(seks) noun
1. either of the two classes (male and female) into which human beings and animals are divided according to the part they play in producing children or young. Jeans are worn by people of both sexes; What sex is the puppy?
2. the fact of belonging to either of these two groups. discrimination on the grounds of sex; (also adjective) sex discrimination.
ˈsexist adjective
showing contempt for the other sex. a very sexist remark.
ˈsexless adjective
neither male nor female.
sexual (ˈsekʃuəl) adjective
concerned with the production of young or children. the sexual organs.
ˈsexually adverb
ˈsexy adjective
having sex appeal.
sexual abuse noun
taking advantage of someone sexually in a cruel way.
sex appeal
the quality of being attractive to people of the other sex. That actress has sex appeal.
sexual harassment noun
touching someone or demanding to have sex with a person against her/his will, or making sexual remarks about a person.
sexual intercourse
the sexual activity between a man and woman that is necessary for the producing of children.

sexist

مُؤَيَدٌ لِلتَفْرِقَةِ العُنْصُرِيَّة بِحَسَبِ الـجِنْس sexistický sexist sexistisch σεξιστής sexista seksistinen sexiste seksistički sessista 性差別主義の 남녀를 차별하는 seksistisch kjønnsdiskriminerende seksistowski sexicista, sexista сексист könsdiskriminerande การแบ่งแยกเพศ cinsiyet ayrımcılığı yapan phân biệt đối xử theo giới tính 性别歧视者的
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