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bigotry

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Definition intolerance and prejudice
  • It's a difficult subject due to her bigotry.
bigotry = intolerance and prejudice
  • She says he's a racist bigot who appeals to the darker impulses of Americans.
  • bigot = someone who is intolerant and prejudiced
  • She accused the paper of religious bigotry.
  • bigotry = intolerance and prejudice
  • Thus, cases of injustice, and oppression, and tyranny, and the most extravagant bigotry, are in constant occurrence among us every day.
    Charles Dickens  --  The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
  • He was a man of narrow mind and imperfect education, and his uncompromising bigotry was made hot and mischievous by violent and hasty passions
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  From Twice Told Tales
  • He had enough problems with the empty restaurant, a lazy son, and his nagging ulcer; now he had to put up with this bigot.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • bigot = someone who is intolerant and prejudiced
  • Then they took turns showing me their tricks, how they chose their victims (marks) from the wealthy bigoted whites and in every case how they used the victims' prejudice against them.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • bigoted = intolerant and prejudiced
  • "There are some upon this earth of yours," returned the Spirit, "who lay claim to know us, and who do their deeds of passion, pride, ill-will, hatred, envy, bigotry, and selfishness in our name, who are as strange to us and all our kith and kin, as if they had never lived."
    Charles Dickens  --  A Christmas Carol
  • bigotry = intolerance and prejudice
  • It was no longer the voice of the bald man; it was the voice of a woman, bigoted and malicious.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • bigoted = intolerant and prejudiced
  • It was always the women, and above all the young ones, who were the most bigoted adherents of the Party, the swallowers of slogans, the amateur spies and nosers-out of unorthodoxy.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • bigoted = intolerant and prejudiced
  • You see, people may tell you that Nazi Germany was built on anti-Semitism, a somewhat overzealous leader, and a nation of hate-fed bigots, but it would all have come to nothing had the Germans not loved one particular activity: To burn.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • bigots = people who are intolerant and prejudiced
  • I mean the timorous or carping few who doubt the tendency of such books as "Jane Eyre:" in whose eyes whatever is unusual is wrong; whose ears detect in each protest against bigotry — that parent of crime — an insult to piety, that regent of God on earth.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • bigotry = intolerance and prejudice
  • It's called bigotry.
    Athol Fugard  --  Master Harold...and the Boys
  • bigotry = intolerance and prejudice
  • Not a big one, just an ordinary turnip-sized bigot.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • Revisions that catered to popular bigotry began appearing.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Call not coldness of soul, religion; nor put the BIGOT in the place of the CHRISTIAN.
    Thomas Paine  --  Common Sense
  • "Will future ages believe that such stupid bigotry ever existed!" said Bois-Guilbert, striding up and down the apartment.
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • She knew that Emil was ashamed of Lou and Oscar, because they were bigoted and self-satisfied.
    Willa Cather  --  O Pioneers!
  • I'm trying to stop you bigots and ignoramuses from controlling the education of the United States!
    Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee  --  Inherit the Wind
  • True affection and love have a purity which shall always prevail over bigotry.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing

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