Definitions

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  • n. discrimination against people who are overweight

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Better training needed to curb 'fatism' within the health professions

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • Better training needed to curb 'fatism' within health professions

    WN.com - Business News

  • And many young public health students are also guilty of "fatism," the new analysis found-but their attitudes can be changed.

    Scientific American

  • It's about fatism and prejuidice, it's about self-love and health, it's about self-hate and jealousy -- but it's got just enough sexual tension and puppy love to make watching it a real joy.

    Sunny Gold: Between Body Image and Health: Having a Conversation About Fat

  • Well mermaid judging by your now sadly deleted picture you are quite a babe so I ` m sure you can stand a little fatism

    Abu Hamster

  • There is a thing called body building now, fatism, weightism - all that stuff that ` s going on.

    CNN Transcript Jan 29, 2009

  • Based on this interview with one of the upper echelon of American youth, I fear we might be doomed to low-fatism for a long, long time.

    Why the low-carb diet may never catch on | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • There is a rule about customers—an unwritten rule; unwritten because if it was ever committed to paper every lawyer in the country would spend their entire career successfully suing car dealerships for ageism, racism, sexism, fatism, and any other kind of -ism you care to mention.

    California Dreaming

  • The depth of Curb Your Enthusiasm's brilliance is shown through Larry's weekly fight to break down the walls of classism, prejudice, racism, fatism, appearancism and social hierarchy.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Kirstie Alley sends up the whole Hollywood culture of lookism and fatism Star, which published before-and-after photos of the former

    Ms. Magazine Online

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