Sexism Definition

sĕksĭzəm
noun
Discrimination against people on the basis of sex; specif., discrimination against, and prejudicial stereotyping of, women.
Webster's New World
The belief that one gender is superior to the other, especially that men are superior to women.
American Heritage
Promotion or expectation or assumption of people to behave in accordance with or deviate from a gender role.
Hollywood contributes to sexism in our society by making and promoting violent films for men and romantic comedies for women.
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Other Word Forms of Sexism

Noun

Singular:
sexism
Plural:
sexisms

Origin of Sexism

  • sex +"Ž -ism

    From Wiktionary

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