Intolerance towards those who hold different opinions from oneself: the difficulties of combating prejudice and bigotry
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- We as a community know what it is to suffer bigotry and intolerance.
- Our hearts must not harbour hate, anger, bigotry, violence or discrimination.
- I have had enough of this whole debate and just hope it can be resolved without huge displays of bigotry and prejudice.
prejudice, bias, partiality, partisanship, sectarianism, discrimination, unfairness, injustice;
intolerance, narrow-mindedness, fanaticism, dogmatism;
racism, racialism, sexism, heterosexism, homophobia, chauvinism, anti-Semitism, jingoism;
US Jim Crowism
Late 17th century: from bigot, reinforced by French bigoterie.
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