Definition of Agism

1. Noun. Discrimination against middle-aged and elderly people.

Exact synonyms: Ageism
Generic synonyms: Discrimination, Favoritism, Favouritism



Definition of Agism

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of ageism) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Agism

1. ageism [n -S] - See also: ageism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agism

agilest
agilities
agility
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aginator
aginators
aging
agings
aginner
aginners
aginst
agio
agios
agiotage
agiotages
agism (current term)
agisms
agist
agistator
agistators
agisted
agister
agisters
agisting
agistment
agistments
agistor
agistors
agists
agita

Literary usage of Agism

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1. ... The Native Races: Of the Pacific States by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1886)
"But agriculture, here as elsewhere, distinguished sav- agism from civilization, and of the lands of the so- called civilized nations few fertile tracts were ..."

2. History of the Northwest Coast by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Henry Lebbeus Oak (1884)
"Sav- agism and civilization, like heat and cold, or light and darkness, cannot dwell together in harmony. Native wise men and philosophers saw this at the ..."

3. The New Purchase: Or, Seven and a Half Years in the Far West by Baynard Rush Hall (1843)
"... our fowls' heads : do all things in fact, of the sort with it, where others use an axe, or a knife, or that far east sav- agism, the thumb and finger. ..."

4. Popular Tribunals by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1887)
"As in sav- agism, government, which according to the modern ideal, is the protection of life and property and the punishment of crime, was absent. ..."

5. History of Central America by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1886)
"Cuba failed to display any opulent oriental city, but furnished tobacco and maize, gifts from sav- agism to civilization as comforting, perhaps, ..."

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