ageism
[ ey-jiz-uhm ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
1965-1970 age + -ism, on the model of sexism, racism, etc.
Synonyms
  • age bias
  • prejudice
  • discrimination
Antonyms
  • equality
  • equity
  • equal opportunity
Definition
discrimination against persons of a certain age group
Example
Ageism is against the company's code of conduct.
Usage Over Time

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