from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that advocates the exclusion of another or others, as from having or exercising a right or privilege.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who advocates the exclusion of someone or something
- adj. Of or pertaining to an exclusionist, or to exclusionism
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who would exclude another from some right or privilege; esp., one of the anti-popish politicians of the time of Charles II.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who would practise exclusion; specifically, in English history, one of a party of politicians in the time of Charles II. favorable to a bill to exclude his popish heirs from the throne.
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You put yourselves in this position, exclusionist! kishen c. rao
In general I tend to side with Adam Roberts in not being very fond of books that try to create taxonomies, but I love books like Farah Mendlesohn's Rhetorics of Fantasy that neatly explode the simplistic taxonomies beloved of exclusionist fans (not to mention exclusionist critics such as Suvin).
Dozier believes America should be taken over by those who share his exclusionist views and create a fundamentalist theocracy.
Although Dozier believes that homosexuality is the "paramount of sins" he is an equal opportunity exclusionist.
But that being said, I think the more ethnically-exclusionist aspects of Israeli law * are* fairly questionable.
"To say now that he's being exclusionist, that's absurd," Wolf said.
I can categorically state that Chicano Studies, like any ethnic studies curriculum in the country, is not exclusionist or anti-white.
As a final note, for years I have asked strong exclusionist conservatives how they square their opposition to immigration with their desire for freedom of contract and exchange.
Thus do liberals or progressives or whatever we're supposed to be calling ourselves live up to our reputation for using lofty, smug, self-referential and exclusionist language rather than speaking in real, concrete terms.
Therefore, when an anthology that is not open to any writer makesthe claim as having the best, the most awesome or mindblowing pieces, it can be challenged as being exclusionist or elitist.