(also political correctitude)
The avoidance of forms of expression or action that are perceived to exclude, marginalize, or insult groups of people who are socially disadvantaged or discriminated against: women like him for his civil rights stand and political correctness
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- This isn't a matter of so-called political correctness, but of social decency.
- It was not a mark of political correctness, but of social justice.
- Advertisers had argued that to ban the advertisements would be overzealous political correctness.
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