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Meaning of FAVORITISM

Pronunciation:  'feyvuri`tizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
  2. [n]  an inclination to favor some person or group
 

FAVORITISM is a 10 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: discrimination, favouritism, favouritism
 
 See Also: able-bodiedism, able-bodism, ableism, ablism, ageism, agism, croneyism, cronyism, disposition, fatism, fattism, heterosexism, inclination, nepotism, racial discrimination, racialism, racism, sexism, social control, tendency

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fa"vor*it*ism\, n. [Cf. F. favoritisme.]
The disposition to favor and promote the interest of one
person or family, or of one class of men, to the neglect of
others having equal claims; partiality.

      A spirit of favoritism to the Bank of the United
      States.                                  --A. Hamilton.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bent, bias, discrimination, forejudgment, inclination, inequality, interest, involvement, jaundice, jaundiced eye, leaning, nepotism, one-sidedness, parti pris, partialism, partiality, partisanism, partisanship, preconception, predilection, predisposition, preference, preferential treatment, preferment, prejudgment, prejudice, prepossession, proclivity, twist, undetachment, undispassionateness, unneutrality
 

 

 

 

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