Definition of Bigotry

1. Noun. The intolerance and prejudice of a bigot.

Exact synonyms: Dogmatism
Generic synonyms: Intolerance
Derivative terms: Dogmatist



Definition of Bigotry

1. n. The state of mind of a bigot; obstinate and unreasoning attachment of one's own belief and opinions, with narrow-minded intolerance of beliefs opposed to them.

Definition of Bigotry

1. Noun. Intolerance or prejudice, especially religious or racial; discrimination (against); the characteristic qualities of a bigot. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bigotry

1. prejudice [n -RIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bigotry

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bigotry (current term)
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Literary usage of Bigotry

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1. Transactions by European Orthodontic Society, University of Glasgow Oriental Society, Caernarvonshire Historical Society, Grotius Society, Wentworth Historical Society, Swindon Engineering Society, Society of Automobile Engineers (1864)
"Medical bigotry. bigotry may be defined to be obstinate and blind attachment to ... Medical bigotry then, is an unreasonable opposition to improvements and ..."

2. The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore by Thomas Moore, Alfred Denis Godley (1910)
"40 To draw him, as their Chief, about, And let the world a picture see Of Dulness yok'd to bigotry : Showing us how young College hacks Can pace with bigots ..."

3. History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the Continent by George Bancroft (1886)
"... of Protestant bigotry. In their address to the people of Groat Britain, ... bigotry, persecution, murder, and rebellion through every part of tho world. ..."

4. History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain by William Hickling Prescott (1882)
"The women of that royal line were uniformly conspicuous for their piety, though this was too often tinctured with bigotry. In Mary, bigotry degenerated into ..."

5. History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American Continent by George Bancroft (1864)
"The members of congress had not wholly purged themselves- of Protestant bigotry. Something of this appeared in their resolutions of rights, ..."

6. Nicaragua: Its People, Scenery, Monuments, and the Proposed Interoceanic by Ephraim George Squier (1852)
"ALTHOUGH there is probably less religious bigotry in Nicaragua and San Salvador than in most of the Spanish American States, yet the priests still exercise ..."

7. Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770 by James Bruce (1804)
"Hannes seems to have had the seeds of bigotry in his disposition. From the beginning of his reign he commanded the Mahometans to eat no other flesh ..."

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