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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A biased or discriminatory attitude based on distinctions made between social or economic levels; Also: The viewing of society as being composed of distinct social and economic strata.

Usage examples (36)
  • I'll spare you my elitism/classism is as bad as racism speech.
  • For the purposes of this workshop classism is defined according to the work one does.
  • Internalized classism is a set of assumptions held by a group which they believe is vital to their survival.
  • I don't know what "classism" means, but I think I'm for it. for more
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