Antonyms
Etymology

1. minority

noun. ['maɪˈnɔrəti, məˈnɔrəti'] a group of people who differ racially or politically from a larger group of which it is a part.

Antonyms

  • mature

Etymology

  • minorité (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Minority

  • priority
  • majority
  • sorority
  • authority

Sentences with minority


1. Noun, singular or mass
Most of these scholarships are also based on need as well as minority status.

Quotes about minority


1. Candidates should be extremely cautious in displaying a sense of humor. If he or she tells a joke with a point, there is almost certain to be some minority group offended.
- Jack Germond

2. The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
- Ayn Rand

3. Being in a minority, even in a minority of one, did not make you mad. There was truth and there was untruth, and if you clung to the truth even against the whole world, you were not mad.
- George Orwell, 1984

2. minority

noun. ['maɪˈnɔrəti, məˈnɔrəti'] being or relating to the smaller in number of two parts.

Synonyms

  • minor
  • figure

Antonyms

  • majority
  • young
  • immature

Etymology

  • minorité (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. minority

noun. ['maɪˈnɔrəti, məˈnɔrəti'] any age prior to the legal age.

Synonyms

  • nonage
  • legal status
  • eld

Antonyms

  • old
  • youngness
  • rejuvenate
  • Roman numeral

Etymology

  • minorité (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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