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1. racism

noun. ['ˈreɪˌsɪzəm'] the prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races.

Synonyms

  • bias
  • white supremacy
  • preconception
  • prejudice
  • anti-Semitism

Etymology

  • racisme (French)
  • -isme (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Racism

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  • agrarianism
  • alcoholism
  • altruism
  • amateurism
  • americanism
  • anachronism
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  • anglo-catholicism
  • animism
  • antagonism
  • anthropomorphism
  • anti-catholicism
  • anti-catholicism
  • antidisestablishmentarianism

How do you pronounce racism?

Pronounce racism as ˈreɪˌsɪzəm.

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Example sentences of the word racism


1. Noun, singular or mass
Deconstruct and have your group discuss how this relates to issues of power and racism in the workplace.

Quotes containing the word racism


1. I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

2. If a man like Malcolm X could change and repudiate racism, if I myself and other former Muslims can change, if young whites can change, then there is hope for America.
- Eldridge Cleaver

3. Even if I don't always behave as I should, this still doesn't explain why so many people have something against me. But you know how it is. A lot of people vent themselves by coming to the stadium to yell at me. I hope it's not racism. I tell myself that it's not racism; it's because I'm tough, and I repeat this to myself.
- Mario Balotelli

2. racism

noun. ['ˈreɪˌsɪzəm'] discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race.

Synonyms

  • favoritism
  • racial profiling
  • discrimination
  • racial discrimination
  • racialism

Antonyms

  • curve
  • parallel
  • perpendicular
  • advantage

Etymology

  • racisme (French)
  • -isme (French)
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