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Meaning of BIGOTRY

Pronunciation:  'bigutree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the intolerance and prejudice of a bigot
 

BIGOTRY is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: dogmatism
 
 See Also: intolerance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Big"ot*ry\, n. [Cf. F. bigoterie.]
1. The state of mind of a bigot; obstinate and unreasoning
   attachment of one's own belief and opinions, with
   narrow-minded intolerance of beliefs opposed to them.

2. The practice or tenets of a bigot.

 
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