from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of ageism.
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- n. Alternative spelling of ageism.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. discrimination against middle-aged and elderly people.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. discrimination against middle-aged and elderly people
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Selina was very good, but surely she has had a very good and highly paid career, and doesnt really need to go to the lengths of losing all of her self-respect by launching law suits for "agism".
I'm constantly fighting back against rampant sexism, racism, homophobia, agism, classism, and transphobia, and I show the links from the oppressor's words, or actions, to the offense.
There goes ol 'McCain trying to use agism in his favor.
As gender, ethnicity, and now political orientation have been ticked off their lefty-whinging-by-numbers ticklist there is only disability, sexual orientation, agism, education-level and economic status left.
The overwhelming agism of this whole show crystallized when, in Demi's intro to the Dead People Montage, she said of the dead ones passings: "some tragically and much too soon."
Only that foundation would allow the corporation to also be inclusive of all humanity and so transcend racism sexism agism and economic classism all at once.
Critics say the agency has been practicing agism, sexismand racism for so long, that discrimination against minority employees and farmers is as much a part of the culture as the paperwork the bureaucracy generates.
Charges of racism, sexism, agism, etc. would be ringing out of your rapidly typing little fingers.
Yet another sign that McSame is too old (lest I be accused of agism, I mean this in the context of his mindset, not his physiological age) and too stuck in the past.
I can see being suspicious and I understand how this ad reinforces the sexism and agism inherent in my society if looked at in the context of the “rather go naked than wear fur” ads and “meat is murder” publicity stunts.