Definition of Ageist

1. Adjective. Unfairly discriminatory against someone based on their age. ¹



2. Noun. A person who behaves in an ageist manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ageist

1. an advocate of ageism [n -S] - See also: ageism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ageist

age standardized rates
aged
aged(a)
aged R-value
agedly
agedness
agednesses
ageest
ageful
ageinest
ageing
ageings
ageinst
ageism
ageisms
ageist (current term)
ageists
agelasimine
agelasimines
agelast
agelastatin
agelastic
agelasts
ageless
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agelessness
agelessnesses
agelong
agemate
agemates

Literary usage of Ageist

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1. When I'm 64 by Laura L. Carstensen, Christine R. Hartel (2006)
"Consequences of Exposure to ageist Stereotypes Recent research suggests that exposure to ageist stereotypes can affect the mental and physical health and ..."

2. Substance Abuse Among Older Adults: Treatment Improvement Protocol edited by Frederic C. Blow (1999)
"Screening for Alcohol and Prescription Drug Abuse Barriers to Screening ageist assumptions, failure to recognize symptoms, and lack of knowledge about ..."

3. Substance Abuse Among Older Adults: Treatment Improvement Protocol edited by Frederic C. Blow (1999)
"Screening for Alcohol and Prescription Drug Abuse Barriers to Screening ageist assumptions, failure to recognize symptoms, and lack of knowledge about ..."

4. Canada by OECD. (2005)
"Although it is non-statutory, the Code sets the standard for non-ageist approaches to recruitment, training and development, promotion, redundancy and ..."

5. Assisted Suicide edited by Michael Bilirakis (1998)
"These and other influential individuals are proposing arguments and social policies, which are blatantly ageist. Robert Kastenbaum (1992), world-renowned ..."

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