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 (stĕr′ē-ə-tīp′, stîr′-)
1. A conventional, formulaic, and oversimplified conception, opinion, or image.
2. One that is regarded as embodying or conforming to a set image or type.
3. Printing A metal printing plate cast from a matrix molded from a raised printing surface, such as type.
tr.v. ster·e·o·typed, ster·e·o·typ·ing, ster·e·o·types
1. To make a stereotype of.
2. To characterize by a stereotype: "Elderly Americans are the neglected sector of the fashion industry, stereotyped by blue hair and polyester pantsuits" (American Demographics).
3. To give a fixed, unvarying form to.
4. To print from a stereotype.

[French stéréotype, stereotype printing : stéréo-, solid (from Greek stereo-; see stereo-) + type, printing type (from Old French, symbol, from Late Latin typus; see type).]

ster′e·o·typ′er n.
ster′e·o·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk), ster′e·o·typ′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
ster′e·o·typ′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stereotypic - lacking spontaneity or originality or individualitystereotypic - lacking spontaneity or originality or individuality; "stereotyped phrases of condolence"; "even his profanity was unimaginative"
conventional - unimaginative and conformist; "conventional bourgeois lives"; "conventional attitudes"


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ASDs onset in early childhood and are associated with varying degrees of dysfunctional communication and social skills, in addition to repetitive and stereotypic behaviors.
Feather pecking in laying hens has been described as being stereotypic, ie, a repetitive invariant motor pattern without an obvious function, and indeed the amount of self-pecking in parrots was found to correlate positively with the amount of recurrent perseveration (RP), the tendency to repeat responses inappropriately, which in humans and other animals was found to correlate with stereotypic behavior.
Even though the resolution of microscopes has been pushed beyond the diffraction limit, providing important insights into the inner workings of single cells, we still lack an understanding of plasticity in development: How does one embryo differ from another and how can we describe the ""average"", stereotypic embryo?
Surprisingly, avatar gender didn't influence judgments in typical gender stereotypic directions.
Some children may also exhibit stereotypic behaviors during group instruction (LeBlanc & Ruggles, 1982).
In a citalopram study, many children showed increased energy, hyperactivity, decreased concentration, stereotypic behaviors, gastrointestinal issues, and dry skin.
Gestational exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals and reciprocal social, repetitive, and stereotypic behaviors in 4- and 5-year-old children: the HOME Study.
When, directly or indirectly, it projects the negative stereotypic of the "Jew" onto the Jewish state.
When you paint, draw or sculpt a tree, you think and see beyond the stereotypic perception of "a tree.
Children who are visually impaired (that is, those who are blind or have low vision) commonly engage in stereotypic behaviors such as rocking and repetitive hand movements to gain sensory stimulation produced by the behavior (Gourgey, 1998; Rapp, 2004; Warren, 1984).
Uptalk is typically associated with young southern Californian females, which leads to stereotypic parody of uptalkers as insecure, shallow or non-intellectual.
That elicited stereotypic vocalizations (grunts) from the buck(s) .