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discriminate as in:  suffered discrimination

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  • It wasn't long ago that our society accepted discrimination against gay people.
    discrimination = unfair treatment
  • The pictures were supposed to show the equality of the sexes or highlight discrimination against women.   (source)
  • We can't be the Buccaneers because pirates supported violence and discrimination against women.   (source)
    discrimination = unfair treatment to a group
  • In the Northern, Eastern and Western states, African Americans often faced discrimination, but it was not as extreme and pervasive as in the South.   (source)
    discrimination = unfair treatment due to race
  • Not too long ago, racism and discrimination against women was accepted by a lot of people.   (source)
    discrimination = unfair treatment of a group of people
  • to protect people from losing their health insurance or employment due to genetic discrimination.   (source)
    discrimination = treatment of different groups of people differently
  • A lot of our community members felt harassed, discriminated against.   (source)
    discriminated = unfairly treated differently
  • Lady Artemis does not discriminate by birth.   (source)
    discriminate = unfairly treat people differently
  • ...when we talk about racism or the fight for civil rights, this is the kind of discrimination that we usually refer to.   (source)
    discrimination = unfair treatment of some groups of people
  • And while job discrimination against women is real, it has less to do with sexism than with employers being wary of China's generous maternity benefits.   (source)
    discrimination = unfair treatment of different groups of people differently
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  • We shouldn't discriminate.   (source)
    discriminate = unfairly treat people of different groups differently
  • ...sadly crippled by the manacles of segregation and the chains of discrimination.   (source)
    discrimination = unfair treatment due to race
  • The Orders-in-Council are based upon racial discrimination.   (source)
    discrimination = unfair treatment of a group of people
  • There was also blatant discrimination against Hutus in all aspects of education,   (source)
    discrimination = unfair treatment due to race
  • I have learned that men in uniform, particularly officers, rarely descend to show discrimination, perhaps because of the integration of the armed forces.   (source)
    discrimination = unfair treatment of different groups of people differently
  • Nor is there any racial discrimination, or any marked domination of one province by another.   (source)
    discrimination = unfair treatment
  • It was agreed that all the men were to be re-employed within forty-five days, and that there was to be "no discrimination against union men."   (source)
    discrimination = unfairly treat one group of people worse than another group
  • ...forgetting, for the time being, the unjust discrimination that law and custom make against them in their own country.   (source)
    discrimination = unfair treatment
  • One of the community leaders introduced me, and I went to the front of the church and began my talk about the death penalty, increasing incarceration rates, abuse of power within prisons, discriminatory law enforcement, and the need for reform.†   (source)
  • At the instigation of the Communist Party and the Indian Congress, the convention passed a resolution for a one-day general strike, known as Freedom Day, on May 1, calling for the abolition of the pass laws and all discriminatory legislation.†   (source)
  • This is discriminatory and highly prejudicial to my client.†   (source)
  • Meanwhile, if an elderly white woman doesn't answer a single question correctly and is still not voted off, some sort of discriminatory favoritism would seem to be at play.†   (source)
  • In the revised opening I tried to represent discriminatory, prosecutorial racial oppression as well as the community's efforts to remain stable and healthy: the neighborhood has been almost completely swept away by commercial interests (a golf course), but the remains of what sustained it (music, dancing, craft, religion, irony, wit) are what the "valley man," the stranger, sees—or could have seen.†   (source)
  • Federal investigators determined that Arpaio's organization had "a pervasive culture of discriminatory bias against Latinos" that "reaches the highest levels of the agency."†   (source)
  • The S.U.P. is aware that the existing discriminatory measures by the British Home Office make it unlikely that their own delegates will be able to come to the United Kingdom in the immediate future, but they feel that an exchange of experiences is all the more important for this reason.†   (source)
  • A number of organizations and individuals were working tirelessly to end segregation and discrimination:   (source)
    discrimination = unfair treatment due to race
  • There communities and states passed laws that allowed discrimination in schooling, housing and job opportunities; prohibited interracial marriages; and enforced segregation by creating separate facilities for African Americans and whites.   (source)
  • Like everything else in prison, diet is discriminatory.†   (source)
  • I argued that there was prosecutorial misconduct, racially discriminatory jury selection, and an improper change of venue.†   (source)
  • Dan Needham gave them what he could; to deny them outright would risk the charge they relished to make, and made often—that so-and-so was "discriminatory."†   (source)
  • The prosecutor later admitted that his jury had been illegally selected in a racially discriminatory manner, but courts refused to review the claim because the defense lawyer failed to make an adequate objection, so Tarver was executed.†   (source)
  • Then, in 1986, the Supreme Court ruled in Batson v. Kentucky that prosecutors could be challenged more directly about using peremptory strikes in a racially discriminatory manner, giving hope to black defendants—and forcing prosecutors to find more creative ways to exclude black jurors.†   (source)
  • In the mid-1960s, the Court held that using peremptory strikes in a racially discriminatory manner was unconstitutional, but the justices created an evidentiary standard for proving racial bias that was so high that no one had successfully challenged peremptory strikes in twenty years.†   (source)
  • District attorney Ted Pearson had to be concerned about the new Batson decision; he knew veteran civil rights lawyers like Chestnut and Boynton would not hesitate to object to racially discriminatory jury selection, even though he wasn't too worried about Judge Robert E. Lee Key taking those objections seriously.†   (source)
  • A major civil rights bill was passed in 1964, and if it was controversial, it at least nullified a lot of local discriminatory ordinances.†   (source)
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discriminate as in:  discriminating taste

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  • She is a discriminating interior designer.
  • His mouth had the discrimination of a garbage heap.   (source)
    discrimination = recognition of differences -- especially fine distinctions
  • made her believe she could discriminate among them.   (source)
    discriminate = recognize the differences
  • ...the difficulty seismologists had discriminating between random noise ... and genuinely unusual signals that foretell a seismic event.   (source)
    discriminating = to recognize differences
  • She didn't discriminate among the needy people who arrived at the door,   (source)
    discriminate = recognize differences
  • Data on 7420 subjects tested by H1H2 program for multifactorial analysis of variance; later test by ANOVAR program; final discrimination by CLASSIF program.   (source)
    discrimination = the process of recognizing differences -- especially fine distinctions
  • I said a process of discrimination goes to work on this handful of sand and divides it into parts.   (source)
    discrimination = recognizing differences -- especially fine distinctions
  • Soon Charley moved downstream and found some discarded bags of garbage, which he went through with discrimination.   (source)
    discrimination = the process of recognizing differences
  • ROS: How much did he give you?
    GUIL: I asked you first.
    ROS: I got the same as you.
    GUIL: He wouldn't discriminate between us.   (source)
    discriminate = to recognize or perceive differences
  • There were paintings, selected with judgment and discrimination, upon the walls.   (source)
    discrimination = good taste (by someone who appreciates fine distinctions)
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  • excavating and embanking in a methodical and discriminating manner.   (source)
    discriminating = careful about how and where the embanking is done (aware of differences)
  • It is most perplexing and exasperating that just at the moment when you need your memory and a nice sense of discrimination, these faculties take to themselves wings and fly away.   (source)
    discrimination = the process of recognizing differences -- especially fine distinctions
  • I read with ardour those works, so full of genius and discrimination, which modern inquirers have written on these subjects.   (source)
    discrimination = ability to recognize fine distinctions
  • They may be men of a certain experience and discrimination, and have no doubt invented ingenious and even useful systems, for which we sincerely thank them; but all their wit and usefulness lie within certain not very wide limits.   (source)
    discrimination = having the ability to recognize or perceive differences that are not obvious
  • he administered justice with discrimination rather than severity;   (source)
    discrimination = recognition of differences -- especially fine distinctions
  • She was always so gentle and retiring that her emotions were beyond his discrimination.   (source)
    discrimination = ability to recognize fine distinctions
  • He had a spacious yet discriminative style, flecked with sparks of irony.†   (source)
  • far less discriminating and exclusive in his food   (source)
    discriminating = concerned with differences or fine distinctions
  • First, it is the duty of black men to judge the South discriminatingly.†   (source)
  • And then this passing discriminative power was withdrawn, and Jude was lost to all conditions of things in the advent of a fresh and wild pleasure, that of having found a new channel for emotional interest hitherto unsuspected, though it had lain close beside him.†   (source)
  • He was vulnerable there, because to me they were all pretty much alike—Voltaire and Moliere and the laws of motion and the Magna Carta and the Pathetic Fallacy and Tess of the d'Urbervilles—and I worked indiscriminately on all of them.   (source)
    indiscriminately = without recognition of differences
    standard prefix: The prefix "in-" in indiscriminately means not and reverses the meaning of discriminately. This is the same pattern you see in words like invisible, incomplete, and insecure.
  • I think his shortcoming increased his appreciation; he loved it all indiscriminately—Beethoven, the latest love ditty, jazz, a hymn—it was all profoundly musical to Phineas.   (source)
    indiscriminately = without preference for one over another
  • The Hungarian police struck out with truncheons and rifle butts, to right and left, without reason, indiscriminately their blows falling upon old men and women, children and invalids alike.   (source)
    indiscriminately = without recognition of differences
  • ...indiscriminate application of effort is something that is not always possible. There are times when we need a convenient shortcut, a way to make a lot out of a little, and that is what Tipping Points, in the end, are all about.   (source)
    indiscriminate = not recognizing differences during
    standard prefix: The prefix "in-" in indiscriminate means not and reverses the meaning of discriminate. This is the same pattern you see in words like invisible, incomplete, and insecure.
  • All gods dispense suffering without reason. ... Through indiscriminate suffering men know fear...   (source)
    indiscriminate = not recognizing differences and choosing people randomly for
  • My temper was sometimes violent, and my passions vehement; but by some law in my temperature they were turned not towards childish pursuits but to an eager desire to learn, and not to learn all things indiscriminately.   (source)
    indiscriminately = without preference for one over another
  • Where any one body of educated men, of whatever denomination, are condemned indiscriminately, there must be a deficiency of information, or (smiling) of something else.   (source)
    indiscriminately = without recognition of differences
  • I'm indiscriminately shoving people aside as I shout for them to wait.†   (source)
  • Boomings as Jack struck the walls indiscriminately with the mallet.†   (source)
  • Their handlers ignored pleas for mercy and killed indiscriminately.†   (source)
  • Disease spread unchecked, weakening, crippling, and killing indiscriminately.†   (source)
  • In fact, a hyena's catholicity of taste is so indiscriminate it nearly forces admiration.†   (source)
  • Her interest in books was indiscriminate.†   (source)
  • Or is passion indiscriminate, incubating haphazardly like a cancer?†   (source)
  • Eighteen Africans died and many others were wounded in this indiscriminate and unprovoked attack.†   (source)
  • Effect: Brandon strides around aiming blows indiscriminately at people's testicles†   (source)
  • Tartarus swallowed Titans and demigods and kittens indiscriminately.†   (source)
  • There is a secret precision at work in the most savage and indiscriminate killings.†   (source)
  • So she's an indiscriminate thief:' Glass said.†   (source)
  • The enigmatic Bourne does not kill indiscriminately.†   (source)
  • He wouldn't allow himself to care indiscriminately.†   (source)
  • Not a single kill but multiple killings, indiscriminate killings!†   (source)
  • Annabeth remembered the cave of Polyphemus the Cyclops, who ate demigods and sheep indiscriminately.†   (source)
  • Don Bernardo kindly brought over some of Dona Belen's sedatives, and indiscriminately, Dede gave everyone a small dose, even the babies, even Tono and Fela, and of course, her boys.†   (source)
  • The smallness and fragility of our lives is met with the cold indifference not only of the distant stars and planets, which we can rightly think of as virtually eternal in contrast to ourselves, but of the more immediate "outer" world of the farm itself, of the inhumanity of machinery which wounds or kills indiscriminately.†   (source)
  • When they turned into Karmelicka Street, which was so crowded that with the best will in the world people could not take refuge in doorways, the Gestapo men would lean out and beat the crowd indiscriminately with truncheons.†   (source)
  • Throughout the day there were more pepper sprayings, both individual treatments and more indiscriminate ones.†   (source)
  • And there were the same brown paper bags that I had used on the step by the back door; it was a little dangerous to leave the armadillo outside on the step, I thought, given the indiscriminate appetites of that certain Labrador retriever belonging to our neighbor Mr. Fish.†   (source)
  • Naturally, the Bishop had dispensed with the tradition of tasting the specials, on the grounds that the chef knew perfectly well what his food tasted like, and to prepare samples for the staff was both indiscriminate and wasteful.†   (source)
  • The vise around my brain tightens and now there's an ice pick stabbing indiscriminately at the soft flesh.†   (source)
  • Laila heard that Pashtun militiamen were attacking Hazara households, breaking in and shooting entire families, execution style, and that Hazaras were retaliating by abducting Pashtun civilians, raping Pashtun girls, shelling Pashtun neighborhoods, and killing indiscriminately.†   (source)
  • Tyson was coming through the cellblock, Kampe's swords lashing out behind him, slicing indiscriminately through cell bars and stone walls.†   (source)
  • She did not kill indiscriminately.†   (source)
  • After his indiscriminate adolescence he'd preferred sad women, delicate and breakable, women who'd been messed up and who needed him.†   (source)
  • The time has come for this great nation to be a greater nation by eschewing indiscriminate use of foreign expertise and technology.†   (source)
  • With a roar of rage, Morfin leapt out of his chair and ran at Ogden, brandishing his bloody knife and firing hexes indiscriminately from his wand.†   (source)
  • Killing the Insignificant is nothing, to the Presger, and violence between members of the same species means nothing to them, but indiscriminate violence toward other Significant species is unacceptable.†   (source)
  • of the soul, the windowless room, no way out, waves of shame and horror, leave me alone, my mother dead on a marble floor, stop it stop it, muttering aloud to myself in elevators, in cabs, leave me alone, I want to die, a cold, intelligent, self-immolating fury that had —more than once driven me upstairs in a resolute fog to swallow indiscriminate combos of whatever booze and pills I happened to have on hand: only tolerance and ineptitude that I'd botched it, unpleasantly surprised when I woke up though relieved for Hobie that he hadn't had to find me.†   (source)
  • Mike, who also helped in the shop on occasion, hiked up the prices indiscriminately and refused to negotiate and in consequence sold very little at all.†   (source)
  • With that education pat and firmly set, she dispensed with rancor, was indiscriminately polite, saving her real affection for the unpicked children of Cincinnati, one of whom sat before her in a dress so loud it embarrassed the needlepoint chair seat.†   (source)
  • Instead it had been indiscriminately promiscuous, had not pair-bonded, and had spent most of its waking life, when it wasn't eating, engaged in copulation.†   (source)
  • If I got to be so indiscriminate about what I ate, it was not simply because of appalling hunger; it was also plain rush.†   (source)
  • An indiscriminate word.†   (source)
  • Since the van was too small to permit indiscriminate souvenir buying, she'd restrained herself this far.†   (source)
  • Before the villagers could rally, soldiers poured through the breach, killing indiscriminately in the darkness.†   (source)
  • Drays, express wagons, trucks, and conveyances of every conceivable species and size crowded across in indiscriminate haste.†   (source)
  • Dr. David Acheson, an associate professor of medicine at Tufts University Medical School, believes the spread of that virus is being encouraged by the indiscriminate use of antibiotics in cattle feed.†   (source)
  • It was shoveled indiscriminately into chattering mouths that spilled and dribbled bits and pieces all over the so frays and carpets and back into the serving bowls.†   (source)
  • "No, I rather think it was not meant to be given to everyone indiscriminately but governed carefully by those who know best," she says, pointedly.†   (source)
  • He plucked the last of the marauding goslings off his stomach and placed it on the ground, where it promptly resumed its indiscriminate pecking.†   (source)
  • The Jackal's van blew up, the explosion firing the dark Paris sky, and the moment it happened a brown limousine screeched around the nearest corner, the windows open, men in the black spaces, weapons in their grips, spraying the entire area with thunderous, indiscriminate fire.†   (source)
  • The harsh winter winds and driving snows of the bay area inflicted misery indiscriminately on both armies, of course, but for the King's men, unaccustomed to such a climate, the punishment was all but unbearable.†   (source)
  • I think it would have been well for Mr. Irving to have remembered, when he was drawing the frightful picture of the civilian killed at Dresden, that V-1's and V-2's were at that very time failing on England, killing civilian men, women and children indiscriminately, as they were designed and launched to do.†   (source)
  • I thought I was almost the only one who had it at first, outside of the big cities, where people have indiscriminate sex and use IVs and stuff.†   (source)
  • Inside the tunnel, where broken beer bottles, old leaves, and other, as yet indiscriminate, things littered the ground, I became one with this man.†   (source)
  • The idea of spreading mercy, indiscriminately, or, to be more correct, spreading it on someone I really didn't care about, enraptured me.†   (source)
  • And to say this would be enough to purchase the guardians of the people, elected by the people, is to renounce every rule by which events are forecast and substitute an indiscriminate, illogical jealousy.†   (source)
  • She knew, even though she was too young to know the reason, that indiscriminate desire and unselective indulgence were possible only to those who regarded sex and themselves as evil.†   (source)
  • And though the Indian military continues to deny it, civilian accounts suggest that many of those munitions were fired indiscriminately, onto villages unlucky enough to be located along the Line of Control, villages like Fatima Batool's.†   (source)
  • This was the drama that unfolded across an entire city transfixed by the exploits of fourteen boys, who a month ago were just lost faces in the indiscriminate sea of Monterrey's poor and forlorn.†   (source)
  • He raced from one kill to another, accepting contracts with such rapidity that he had to be indiscriminate.†   (source)
  • They slaughtered the wounded and the dying in the Hall of States and then moved methodically from the Eisenhower Theater to the Opera House to the Concert Hall, killing indiscriminately.†   (source)
  • One day he had stumbled while marching to class; the next day he was formally charged with 'breaking ranks while in formation, felonious assault, indiscriminate behavior, mopery, high treason, provoking, being a smart guy, listening to classical music and so on'.†   (source)
  • The problem, of course, is that the indiscriminate application of effort is something that is not always possible.†   (source)
  • In mounting panic, the watchers lost their sense of context and language-and their three voices blended into a progression of indiscriminate shrieks: "We want you to take over!†   (source)
  • Tutsis were slaughtered indiscriminately, and the army retaliated with even greater brutality, killing perhaps as many as fifteen thousand Hutus.†   (source)
  • The bills were sent directly to Senator Trueba's office in Congress, where they were paid with no questions asked, for Esteban had discovered that the more he spent the more his fortune seemed to grow; he had concluded that Clara, with her indiscriminate hospitality and charity works, was not about to ruin him.†   (source)
  • If you and the children were threatened, of course I would, but I don't think I'd fire indiscriminately.†   (source)
  • They had been planted in a row, indicating human influence, rather than the raw force of the Karakoram, a force that sent shelves of ice and slabs of rock racing down mountainsides where they indiscriminately blotted out creatures as insignificant as a lone human.†   (source)
  • Lord Rawdon, who was with General Clinton in the lead boat, later wrote that the Hessians, unaccustomed to "this water business" and fearful of being fired on when packed so closely, began singing hymns, while the redcoats responded in their own fashion, "by damning themselves and the enemy indiscriminately with wonderful fervency."†   (source)
  • Experience convinced us that rebellion would offer the government limitless opportunities for the indiscriminate slaughter of our people.†   (source)
  • They stopped cars indiscriminately, searching for anti revolutionary contraband such as drugs, literature critical of Shiite Islam, or American-made cassette tapes.†   (source)
  • Supporters of the new Constitution have been indiscriminately charged with conspiracy against liberty.†   (source)
  • Did he walk into a bar, a washette, his former place of employment and start firing indiscriminately?†   (source)
  • In the next moment, he was at his desk, bending over it, with one knee on the seat of the chair, with no time to think of sitting down, he was drawing lines, curves, triangles, columns of calculations, indiscriminately on the blueprints, on the desk blotter, on somebody's letters.†   (source)
  • The white-gowned figure burst into the room, his automatic pistol spitting indiscriminately, the staccato reports deafening.†   (source)
  • Yet the possibility of indiscriminate death caused by a killer in a window or on a rooftop was crazy; the police would come, the street blocked off, even a reverse trap aborted.†   (source)
  • According to their situation and talents, they will be indiscriminately the objects of the confidence and choice of each other and of other parts of the community.†   (source)
  • People were chosen, again indiscriminately, and charged with stealing supplies and equipment from the garrison.†   (source)
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  • Pitched arguments were made for or against the importance of gait, hocks, flanks, the function of the tail; the optimum angle of the pasterns, how much this might vary between the Fortunate Fields lines and the Sawtelle dogs; whether one could ever discriminate between willingness to work and more general intelligence; whether body sensitivity was learned or inherited.†   (source)
  • I read a book called Persecution by David Limbaugh about the various ways that Christians were discriminated against.†   (source)
  • Beginning in the fifties, less discrimination, a truer merit system, and leveler playing fields existed inside the gates of our military posts more than in any Southern city hall or Northern corporation.†   (source)
  • Developing the skills to quantify and deconstruct the discrimination and inequality I saw became urgent and meaningful.†   (source)
  • I can see that I'm about to be the victim of age discrimination.†   (source)
  • He left off decapitating fish to glare at me, dripping cleaver in hand, and I vowed never again to discriminate against the intoxicated.†   (source)
  • Could a school of such a broadly based ethnic population tolerate this kind of "discrimination"?†   (source)
  • Mr. Neck is convinced that this is some kind of reverse discrimination.†   (source)
  • Isn't that a kind of discrimination?†   (source)
  • I had mistakenly believed that such discrimination was unique to Jews suffering under Nazi oppression.†   (source)
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  • But the true story of Joe Flom's life turns out to be much more intriguing than the mythological version because all the things in his life that seem to have been disadvantages, that he was a poor child of garment workers; that he was Jewish at a time when Jews were heavily discriminated against; that he grew up in the Depression, turn out, unexpectedly, to have been advantages.†   (source)
  • Human or android, don Baitbazar did not discriminate-he poinked them all.†   (source)
  • Many black patients were just glad to be getting treatment, since discrimination in hospitals was widespread.†   (source)
  • They were petite, sophisticated, and of discriminating taste.†   (source)
  • Doesn't discriminate?†   (source)
  • Then the screen changes to a menu of four choices: OUR SPECIAL LIMITED FACILITIES-THRIFTY BUT SANITARY STANDARD FACILITIES-JUST LIKE HOME-MAYBE JUST A LITTLE BETTER PRIME FACILITIES-A GRACIOUS PLACE FOR ThE DISCRIMINATING PATRON ThE LAVATORY GRANDE ROYALE He has to override a well-worn reflex to stop himself from automatically punching SPECIAL LIMITED FACILITIES, which is what he and all the other U-Stor-It residents always use.†   (source)
  • He accused the league, in the pages of the New York Times, of "discrimination against offensive linemen:' And the NFL let the deal slide, but only after saying no such deal would be permitted in the future.†   (source)
  • While Shiites were the majority, during Saddam's time they were discriminated against and not allowed to hold important offices.†   (source)
  • A rising union man named Samuel Gompers stopped by Burnham's office to discuss allegations that the exposition discriminated against union workers.†   (source)
  • He listened to sea sounds with the same discriminating intensity.†   (source)
  • Africans in Egypt also faced racial discrimination—they were disparaged as "chocolata" or "honga bonga" by some hostile Egyptians, who were growing weary of their uninvited guests.†   (source)
  • A mundane reason, surely, for granting me a life which will last until the end of the world; but he was not a very discriminating person.†   (source)
  • She thought she had raised him as a son, as she had raised Rebeca, with no privileges or discrimination.†   (source)
  • For more than four hundred years Indians were deceived, corralled, forced onto small pieces of land and discriminated against, called dirty Indians, injuns, redskins, savages.†   (source)
  • Not a single report of post-caste discrimination.†   (source)
  • The National Labor Relations Board had ruled that Monfort committed "numerous, pervasive, and outrageous" violations of labor law after reopening the Greeley beef plant in 1982, discriminating against former union members at hiring time and intimidating new workers during a union election.†   (source)
  • I looked up and said, "How can you accuse me of discrimination?†   (source)
  • When he was enraged by some human effort or flaw, he was able to regard himself as discriminating, fastidious, and full of nice scruples.†   (source)
  • Modernization and technology can aggravate the discrimination.†   (source)
  • "He said he didn't discriminate," she said, slower now.†   (source)
  • "Ever read this?" she asked, punctuating the air with a pamphlet entitled "Racial Discrimination by Orders-in-Council."†   (source)
  • He is suspicious and distrustful of others, tends to feel that others discriminate against him, and feels that others are unfair to him and do not understand him.†   (source)
  • Words that will heal a nation divided by McCarthyism, terrified of the cold war, and still struggling with racial segregation and discrimination.†   (source)
  • Among economists, there are two leading theories of discrimination.†   (source)
  • Even Zeina Mobassaleh, the hypergregarious girl from Holton-Arms School in D.C. who's sort of like the unit's social director, has vanished into something called the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, one of the big Arab groups.†   (source)
  • What makes you discriminate?†   (source)
  • "Oh," said Valya, shrugging, "the tests were very discriminating.†   (source)
  • Either Colonel Cathcart wasn't getting through to General Peckem or General Peckem was not the scintillating, discriminating, intellectual, forward-looking personality he pretended to be and it was really General Dreedle who was sensitive, charming, brilliant and sophisticated and under whom he would certainly be much better off, and suddenly Colonel Cathcart had absolutely no conception of how strongly he stood with anyone and began banging on his buzzer with his fis†   (source)
  • Does Elyon exercise such discrimination?†   (source)
  • I thought her woven silk jacket was beautiful, but a child has no taste, no discrimination.†   (source)
  • You are as wise as you are discriminating.†   (source)
  • For a second I stopped, feeling hate charging within me, then dashed over and grabbed it, suddenly as enraged by the tolerance or lack of discrimination, or whatever, that allowed Mary to keep such a self-mocking image around, as by the knocking.†   (source)
  • Of the scholars I read, Peter Uvin takes the greatest pains to adduce the possible causes and to discriminate among them, dismissing several that are widely mentioned.†   (source)
  • The difference between a fast fraction and a slow fraction is often less than a second, and a jockey must be able to discriminate between the two to place his horse optimally.†   (source)
  • I know there is some discrimination.†   (source)
  • The discrimination is the division of the conscious universe into parts.†   (source)
  • It's discrimination.†   (source)
  • Although Congress cut off most immigration in 1924, this wave of linguistic discrimination, or paranoia, passed.†   (source)
  • Left in a huff, claiming discrimination.†   (source)
  • "Discriminating:" she said with a wink.†   (source)
  • Who would be discriminated against?†   (source)
  • That's where little Franny quits the Bible cold and goes straight to Buddha, who doesn't discriminate against all those nice fowls of the air.†   (source)
  • Is it harder for a woman, was I discriminated against, undervalued?†   (source)
  • To solve all the problems that keep people from acquiring skills would require tackling the toughest issues our country faces: a broken educational system, teen pregnancy, drug use, racial discrimination, a fractured political culture.†   (source)
  • No, they eyed us with discrimination as if they were making their choices.†   (source)
  • The Syrians and the Russians did not hesitate to bomb civilian targets, but the Americans were more discriminating.†   (source)
  • While the Christian moralist in oneself was impelled to deplore the atrocious nature of the IRA's campaign of bombings and killings, and the "mere Irish" in oneself was appalled by the ruthlessness of the British Army on occasions like Bloody Sunday in Derry in 1972, the minority citizen in oneself, the one who had grown up conscious that his group was distrusted and discriminated against in all kinds of official and unofficial ways, this citizen's perception was at one with the poetic truth of the situation in recognizing that if life in Northern Ireland were ever really to flourish, change had to take place.†   (source)
  • GUIL: Don't you discriminate at all?†   (source)
  • Economic discrimination was rampant all over the land.†   (source)
  • I have always been a discriminating but light eater, and never sit down to breakfast.†   (source)
  • When it became clear that no attempt would be made to end discrimination, K.arellen gave his warning.†   (source)
  • I do not relish aid from the Black One, but I am in no position to discriminate.†   (source)
  • How could Pasha, who was so discriminating, so exacting with himself, who distinguished so unerringly between reality and appearance, how could he fail to notice the falsehood that had crept into our lives?†   (source)
  • Experience has clearly shown that the existing process of law cannot overcome systematic and ingenious discrimination.†   (source)
  • Discrimination.†   (source)
  • In the same speech, heannounced that he would send to Congress legislation outlawing discrimination in all public facilities, legislation that would become the Civil Rights Act of 1964, passed after his death.†   (source)
  • Sell us the tickets at once or I shall report you to the rail authority for child discrimination!†   (source)
  • It is at the root of a good deal of prejudice and discrimination.†   (source)
  • This fact, alone, should satisfy us that the feared discrimination would never be attempted.†   (source)
  • Every year, at least another 2 million girls worldwide disappear because of gender discrimination.†   (source)
  • Like "Quality" it points outside the process of dualistic discrimination.†   (source)
  • Might there be a way to test for discrimination in a public setting?†   (source)
  • But unconscious discrimination is a little bit trickier.†   (source)
  • He don't usually care for the taste of humans, but when he's this hungry he ain't so discriminating!†   (source)
  • You have no right to discriminate against me!†   (source)
  • So who, if anyone, is discriminated against on The Weakest Link?†   (source)
  • On the basis of this elementary two-term discrimination, all human knowledge is built up.†   (source)
  • Often, rich women were strikingly generous to institutions that openly discriminated against women.†   (source)
  • In contrast, in much of the world discrimination is lethal.†   (source)
  • On The Weakest Link, Latinos suffer information-based discrimination.†   (source)
  • Such discrimination kills up to 2 million girls each year worldwide.†   (source)
  • The best estimate is that a little Indian girl dies from discrimination every four minutes.†   (source)
  • ROS: He wouldn't discriminate between us.†   (source)
  • Nonviolent and prayerful resistance to discrimination is the keynote.†   (source)
  • At the end he asked me about discrimination in the North.†   (source)
  • When Germany annexed Austria in March of 1938 and occupied the Sudentenland area of Czechoslovakia six months later, discrimination against Jews increased there as well.†   (source)
  • Discrimination wasn't as bad.†   (source)
  • We were assisting clients on death row, challenging excessive punishments, helping disabled prisoners, assisting children incarcerated in the adult system, and looking at ways to expose racial bias, discrimination against the poor, and the abuse of power.†   (source)
  • Moreover, Masonry is open to men of all races, colors, and creeds, and provides a spiritual fraternity that does not discriminate in any way.†   (source)
  • It began as a public housing area for the poor, and by the time of the war, it had become a refuge for Shiites, who were discriminated against by Saddam's Sunni-dominated government.†   (source)
  • One of the white officers who thought Scipio was engaging in something like reverse discrimination was Timothy Jordan, the cop who had arrested Chike Chime and who had been hired by Nelson before Scipio took over as police chief.†   (source)
  • Rugged, only for the discriminating traveler who wanted to commune with nature in the most positive way.†   (source)
  • What I suggested was no more than speculation based on the random violence caused by an obsessed killer who accepts his contracts without discrimination.†   (source)
  • The problem was, even if we could fix one issue, we couldn't stop every instance of post-caste discrimination.†   (source)
  • Most companies and institutions now require codes of conduct and declarations against sexual harassment or discrimination.†   (source)
  • The effect of these Orders will be to cause lasting hostility to Canada throughout the Orient, where racial discrimination is deeply resented.†   (source)
  • The M'Naghten Rule, as has been previously stated, recognizes no form of insanity provided the defendant has the capacity to discriminate between right and wrong-legally, not morally.†   (source)
  • Others have been discriminated against at work, passed over or ignored; or their art has been ridiculed, dismissed as too feminine.†   (source)
  • In prison, I followed the struggle of black Americans against racism, discrimination, and economic inequality.†   (source)
  • The lump of shrapnel had been discriminating in the havoc it had wreaked, damaging bone and tissue but sparing major blood vessels.†   (source)
  • This in turn justified, for some Burundian Tutsis, both the slaughter of '72 and continuing discrimination against Hutus.†   (source)
  • But I did know this: In my senior year I was beginning to learn how to discriminate between an idea that was for me and one that was for all the rest.†   (source)
  • You think you're discriminate?†   (source)
  • As lawyers, their paths had crossed once since law school when Lucien ordered Jake to file an unpromising sex discrimination case against an employer, one represented by the Rush law firm.†   (source)
  • Stagehand would carry the same colors as his nearly identical full brother, Sceneshifter, but to enable the race caller to discriminate between them, Stagehand's jockey was to wear a white cap, Sceneshifter's a red one.†   (source)
  • Now I was overwhelmed by the selection, my hands wanting to touch all the merchandise, while Snow Flower, at just seven and a half, was discriminating, showing her better learning.†   (source)
  • Linguist Dennis Baron says that "linguistic discrimination remains publicly acceptable in the United States, while other forms of discrimination do not."†   (source)
  • Alone, I was learning to think in my own way and growing confident in my ability to discriminate between an idea that was for me and one for all the rest.†   (source)
  • The critics denounced the government's virtual ban on discussions of ethnicity that diverged from the official line — a ploy, they said, to cover up systematic discrimination against Hutus, which was bound to lead to more violence someday.†   (source)
  • We pledge ourselves to liberate all our people from the continuing bondage of poverty, deprivation, suffering, gender, and other discrimination.†   (source)
  • It was an economic emergency law which said that people were forbidden to discriminate for any reason whatever against any person in any matter involving his livelihood.†   (source)
  • For years, for a number of reasons having to do with discrimination and cultural patterns, there simply weren't a lot of women and minorities entering the management ranks of American corporations.†   (source)
  • Once we have the handful of sand, the world of which we are conscious, a process of discrimination goes to work on it.†   (source)
  • An enlightened-sounding position, completely at odds with the fact that discrimination against Hutus — and indeed against many Tutsis — was the rule, in education and business, in the army and the institutions of government.†   (source)
  • So we went to court, and we testified about the bad breaks we'd all had in the past, and I quoted Mulligan saying that I couldn't even own a vegetable pushcart, and we proved that all the members of the Amalgamated Service corporation had no prestige, no credit, no way to make a living —and, therefore, the purchase of the motor factory was our only chance of livelihood-and, therefore, Midas Mulligan had no right to discriminate against us-and, therefore, we were entitled to demand a loan from him under the law.†   (source)
  • As Hispanics become more influential culturally, economically, and politically, what will the consequences be for America's blacks, who still face their own challenges and discrimination over language?†   (source)
  • On his way to Ethiopia, Mandela made stops in Tanganyika (where he experienced the absence of racial discrimination for the first time in his life) and in Sudan.†   (source)
  • If Ayres's study is evidence of conscious discrimination, then the car salesmen of Chicago are either the most outrageous of bigots (which seems unlikely) or so dense that they were oblivious to every one of those clues (equally unlikely).†   (source)
  • He had one of those refined discriminating intellects whose powers of logic were more than equal to my powers of obfuscation.†   (source)
  • I chose my professors at the Institute with discrimination and care, on the basis of their legend in the Corps or the passion and neurosis they brought to the lectern, not on the subject they taught.†   (source)
  • Instead of finding it crude, she found it strangely attractiveas if, she thought suddenly, as if sensuality were not physical at all, but came from a fine discrimination of the spirit.†   (source)
  • A number of scholars and human rights groups accused the Kagame administration of its own unacknowledged atrocities, of discriminating against the mass of Hutus, of rigging elections, of stifling dissent, of disappearing dissenters.†   (source)
  • Associated with your questions will be a subliminal Quality discrimination identical to the Quality discrimination that led Poincaré to the Fuchsian equations.†   (source)
  • The apartheid policies of South Africa or the laws in the American South that made it difficult for African Americans to vote are manifestations of conscious discrimination, and when we talk about racism or the fight for civil rights, this is the kind of discrimination that we usually refer to.†   (source)
  • Dennis Baron wrote that the hearings reiterated the two arguments that have informed such discussions for two centuries: an insistence that English is the glue holding an ethnically diverse America together, and a fear that official-language legislation masks racial discrimination—in this case against Hispanic Americans.†   (source)
  • In Johannesburg and the neighboring "non-European townships" such as Alexandra and Sophiatown, Mandela observed the large-scale poverty and discrimination that resulted from racial oppression.†   (source)
  • Or more likely, it has become so unfashionable to discriminate against certain groups that all but the most insensitive people take pains to at least appear fair-minded, at least in public.†   (source)
  • I have been in these prisons and I know how gross is the discrimination, even behind the prison wall, against Africans...Nevertheless these considerations do not sway me from the path that I have taken nor will they sway others like me.†   (source)
  • Unlikely as it may seem, the television game show The Weakest Link provides a unique laboratory to study discrimination.†   (source)
  • It was plain discrimination.†   (source)
  • As an embodiment of conscious slovenliness, I had been a private for four consecutive years, and my classmates, demonstrating remarkable powers of discrimination, had consistently placed me near the bottom of my class.†   (source)
  • A social worker, Ruth Zweifler, familiar with the housing project the boys came from, became convinced that they were being discriminated against because of their African American English: "There were maybe twenty-four poor black children in a sea of affluent white families and they really were having a very hard time.†   (source)
  • The Unification Board shall then license the use of such patents and copyrights to all applicants, equally and without discrimination, for the purpose of eliminating monopolistic practices, discarding obsolete products and making the best available to the whole nation.†   (source)
  • Even college-educated women experience discrimination in finding jobs, and sexual harassment is widespread.†   (source)
  • At the meeting, three thousand delegates approved a Freedom Charter which called for a new South African government, the end of all racial discrimination, and equal rights for all Africans, regardless of color.†   (source)
  • So perhaps, you say hopefully, discrimination was practically eradicated during the twentieth century, like polio.†   (source)
  • prison throughout this country...Whatever sentence Your Worship sees fit to impose upon me for the crime for which I have been convicted before this court, may it rest assured that when my sentence has been completed I will still be moved, as men are always moved, by their conscience; I will still be moved by my dislike of the race discrimination against my people when I come out from serving my sentence, to take up again, as best I can, the struggle for the removal of those injustices until they are finally abolished once and for all...I have done my duty to my people and to South Africa.†   (source)
  • How might you determine whether the lack of discrimination against blacks and women represents a true absence or just a charade?†   (source)
  • One useful measure to help foster these is CEDAW, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination.†   (source)
  • If a young black man answers a lot of questions correctly but is voted off early, discrimination would seem to be a factor.†   (source)
  • I will tell Your Worship why: the real purpose of this rigid color bar is to ensure that the justice dispensed by the courts should conform to the policy of the country, however much that policy might be in conflict with the norms of justice accepted in judiciaries throughout the civilized world...Your Worship, I hate racial discrimination most intensely and in all its manifestations.†   (source)
  • One lesson of China is that we need not accept that discrimination is an intractable element of any society.†   (source)
  • In the wealthy countries of the West, discrimination is usually a matter of unequal pay or underfunded sports teams or unwanted touching from a boss.†   (source)
  • What are the odds that the second boy, with the added handicap of racial discrimination, will turn out to lead a productive life?†   (source)
  • In the second type, known as information-based discrimination, one person believes that another type of person has poor skills, and acts accordingly.†   (source)
  • The Koran explicitly endorses some gender discrimination: A woman's testimony counts only half as much as a man's, and a daughter inherits only half as much as a son.†   (source)
  • This hardly means that discrimination itself has ended—only that people are embarrassed to show it.†   (source)
  • Many of them end up actually starting businesses, and the skills are especially useful for girls because of the discrimination that women face in the formal job market.†   (source)
  • Indeed, the Weakest Link voting data do indicate two kinds of contestants who are consistently discriminated against: the elderly and Latinos.†   (source)
  • But racial discrimination seemed a complex problem deeply rooted in the South's history and culture, and most good-hearted people didn't see what they could do about such injustices.†   (source)
  • The first type is called taste-based discrimination, which means that one person discriminates simply because he prefers to not interact with a particular type of other person.†   (source)
  • He argues that one of the key forces working in Europe's favor was openness to new ideas, and that one of the best gauges of that openness was how a country treated its women: The economic implications of gender discrimination are most serious.†   (source)
  • And what weight should we assign each of the many inputs that affect a child's outcome: genes, family environment, socioeconomic level, schooling, discrimination, luck, illness, and so on?†   (source)
  • The movement's agenda should be broad and enveloping, while focusing on four appalling realities of daily life: maternal mortality, human trafficking, sexual violence, and the routine daily discrimination that causes girls to die at far higher rates than boys.†   (source)
  • Two of the most potent social campaigns of the past half-century were the civil rights movement and the feminist movement, which demonized discrimination against blacks and women, respectively.†   (source)
  • It is impossible to realize our goals while discriminating against half the human race.As study after study has taught us, there is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women.—KOFI ANNAN, THEN UN SECRETARY-GENERAL, 2006†   (source)
  • Elderly players, meanwhile, are victims of taste-based discrimination: in the early rounds and late rounds, they are eliminated far out of proportion to their skills.†   (source)
  • The first type is called taste-based discrimination, which means that one person discriminates simply because he prefers to not interact with a particular type of other person.†   (source)
  • It's quite possible that a typical Weakest Link contestant isn't even cognizant of his discrimination toward Latinos and the elderly (or, in the case of blacks and women, his lack of discrimination).†   (source)
  • By measuring a contestant's actual votes against the votes that would truly best serve his self-interest, it's possible to tell if discrimination is at play.†   (source)
  • It will certainly address these scenarios and dozens more, from the art of parenting to the mechanics of cheating, from the inner workings of a crack-selling gang to racial discrimination on The Weakest Link.†   (source)
  • The basic task at the present moment is the removal of race discrimination and the attainment of democratic rights on the basis of the Freedom Charter.†   (source)
  • The discrimination in the policy of successive South African Governments towards African workers is demonstrated by the so-called 'civilized labor policy' under which sheltered, unskilled Government jobs are found for those white workers who cannot make the grade in industry, at wages which far exceed the earnings of the average African employee in industry.†   (source)
  • James Blaine, when his tears were dry, was to write of the Sumner eulogy that "it was a mark of positive genius in a Southern representative to pronounce a fervid and discriminating eulogy upon Mr. Sumner, and skillfully interweave with it a defense of that which Mr. Sumner, like John Wesley, believed to be the sum of all villainies " Southerners to whom Charles Sumner symbolized the worst of the prewar Abolitionist movement and the postwar reconstruction felt betrayed.†   (source)
  • It's discrimination.†   (source)
  • " 'If the intellect is related to a mind that is distracted, it loses then its discrimination,' " and Sam recognized the mighty words of the Katha Upanishad roaring at his back.†   (source)
  • Those who arrived at Auschwitz were, through discriminating methods of cost accounting and other advanced formulations of input and output, expected to struggle through their existence for only a fixed segment of time: three months.†   (source)
  • Black people were shown that their dollars lost strength when spent in those stores because the profits went into white banks, which would not discriminate against black people for TV and car loans, but would discriminate against them for small-business or housing loans.†   (source)
  • With this understanding, black people in Chicago began to make the rounds of such stores, saying in effect that if the stores expected to sell another leaf of lettuce to black people, the stores had to hire black personnel, including black people at management level; and furthermore, they had to bank the proceeds of that particular ghetto operation in black banks which would not discriminate against black people in loans.†   (source)
  • In areas outside of the South, students on campuses were deeply concerned and picketed local businesses that continued the practice of discrimination.†   (source)
  • First, the discrimination against him.†   (source)
  • What is it like to experience discrimination based on skin color, something over which one has no control?†   (source)
  • Up until that time black thinking had been focused on the dream of an integrated society as the ultimate solution to discrimination and racial injustice.†   (source)
  • I had spent weeks at work, studying, correlating statistics, going through reports, none of which actually help to reveal the truth of what it is like to be discriminated against.†   (source)
  • Though segregation and discrimination still prevail and still work a hardship, great strides have been made—strides that must give hope to every observer of the South.†   (source)
  • Second, and almost more grievous, his discrimination against himself; his contempt for the blackness that he associates with his suffering; his willingness to sabotage his fellow Negroes because they are part of the blackness he has found so painful.†   (source)
  • Another, a sociologist, still involved in the study of discrimination in medicine and medical schools, recently told a professor at a California medical school who was proud of the achievement of black medical students there, "Well, I hope when you get sick you call one of them."†   (source)
  • 'In a world which contains the present moment,' said Neville, 'why discriminate?†   (source)
  • And she didn't do it in the discriminating, experimental way she had done things the summer before.†   (source)
  • This is the process known to Hindu and Buddhist philosophy as viveka, "discrimination.†   (source)
  • The seasons are discriminated only in the sky.†   (source)
  • Yet one felt in him a quick and discriminating intelligence.†   (source)
  • Personal love is an act of discrimination, of preference.†   (source)
  • Any faint discrimination against her as a bohemian she challenged with fury.†   (source)
  • The discriminating will see the social significance eloquent in the forms of this new architecture.†   (source)
  • In other words, they had ceased to choose for themselves; plague had leveled out discrimination.†   (source)
  • We call the attention of the discriminating to the new Melton Building by Francon & Heyer.†   (source)
  • I don't suggest that as a rule except to the discriminating.†   (source)
  • He had a deep scowling affection for them all: he never forgot their birthdays, he always placed where they might find it, some gift, small, inexpensive, selected with the most discriminating taste.†   (source)
  • Well, Stella is in du Niveau's film company, and I am in illicit dealing—to discriminate against myself, more than half the business of Europe being the same.†   (source)
  • him across the table with still and curious and profound intensity as though she actually had some intimation gained from that rapport with the fluid cradle of events (time) which she had acquired or cultivated by listening beyond closed doors not to what she heard there but by becoming supine and receptive, incapable of either discrimination or opinion or incredulity, to the pre-fever's temperature of disaster which makes soothsayers and sometimes makes them right, of the future catastrophe in which the ogre-face of her childhood would apparently vanish so completely that she would agree to marry the late owner of it.†   (source)
  • Whereas you"—he laughed again—"you have no instinct about people, no discrimination between the cheap and the great.†   (source)
  • One of the reasons was that when a little girl was attacked, the parents kept it secret so that no one would know and discriminate against the child and look on her as a thing apart and make it impossible for her to resume a normal childhood with her playmates.†   (source)
  • They were sick of the anarchy which had been their portion under Uther Pendragon: sick of overlords and feudal giants, of knights who did what they pleased, of racial discrimination, and of the rule of Might as Right.†   (source)
  • So it was a period of the most delicate discrimination and subtle investigations, with her seriousness mixed with a graceful gaiety ("Oh, Jackie-Boy, oh, Jackie-Bird, it's a wonderful night, a wonderful night, his eyes are not bad but his nose is a fright"), a gaiety to which the words didn't mean much but the tune meant everything, a tune which seemed to come from the very air as though it were full of invisible strings and she simply reached out at random in the dark to pluck them with an idle familiar finger.†   (source)
  • In the opinion of this column his sentence should have been commuted in recognition of his artistic discrimination.†   (source)
  • His affection was golden, smooth and even, like a great expanse of sand; there was no wind of discrimination to raise dunes; the sands lay still and the sun stood high.†   (source)
  • One day, he saw a lady waiting in a carriage at the curb; he knew she was a lady—his judgment on such matters was more acute than the discrimination of the Social Register; she was reading a book.†   (source)
  • Thus a single man comes to represent, not a lone freak, but the multitude of all men together, to embody the reach of all aspirations in his own.... ...Those gifted with discrimination will be able to hear the message which Peter Keating addresses to us in the shape of the Cosmo-Slotnick Building, to see that the three simple, massive ground floors are the solid bulk of our working classes which support all of society; that the rows of identical windows offering their panes to the sun are the souls of the common people, of th†   (source)
  • If the men were taken back "without discrimination," he would lose his present place.†   (source)
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