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anti-Semitism

Syllabification: an·ti-Sem·i·tism
Pronunciation: /ˌan(t)ēˈseməˌtizəm
 
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Definition of anti-Semitism in English:

noun

Hostility to or prejudice against Jews.
Example sentences
  • Indeed, I am sure she would not hesitate a minute in condemning both racism and anti-Semitism in the highest terms.
  • In Europe in the nineteenth century this religious anti-Semitism turned racial.
  • Classical anti-Semitism denies the equal right of Jews as citizens within society.

Derivatives

anti-Semite

1
noun
Example sentences
  • After the first world war, he was, not surprisingly, the target of abuse from right-wing nationalists and anti-Semites, was forced to cancel public lecturers, and went in fear for his life.
  • He is known to be a promoter of conspiracy theories and has frequently been accused of being a fascist and an anti-Semite - claims he has denied.
  • Appeaser of Hitler, anti-Semite, all round good guy in short.

anti-Semitic

2
adjective
Example sentences
  • He makes remarks that a lot of people think are racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic.
  • These are not merely anti-Semitic images; these are classically anti-Semitic images.
  • A second notorious classic of anti-Semitic literature was also available.

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