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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Prejudice against (fear or dislike of) those who have a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex

Usage examples (32)
  • The term homophobia describes the aversion of a person to
  • Yes, over-using the label homophobia can decrease its effectiveness.
  • That is, the term homophobia was first used to describe the likes of Terry Mark Mangum.
  • The term homophobia, like the term xenophobia, has larger social implications than simply what is happening on the individual level. for more
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