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AGISM

Definition of the noun agism

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noun - plural: agisms

  1. discrimination on the basis of a person's age

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Google previewCommunication and Assertion Skills for Older Persons (1987)

by Leilani Doty

Agism is a part of the meaning of words that refer to aging in diminishing terms. Some examples of these words with negative meanings are deterioration, disease, disability, distance, disengagement, and dependence. Generally speaking ...

Google previewA Glossary of Botanic Terms (1905)

With Their Derivation and Accent, by Benjamin Daydon Jackson by Benjamin Daydon Jackson

not restricted to one host; feeding on various species; Pleoph' agism is the condition ; pleotroph'ic (Tp0¢7"], food), feeding on various substances, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Health Economics, Second Edition (2010)

by Anthony J. Culyer

Agism. Unfair discrimination against old people. A charge against the use of life- years as an outcome measure in cost–effectiveness analysis (CEA) and related studies, or life-years weighted for quality (as in the quality-adjusted life-year, ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Book & CD-ROM Set by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

ageism (also agism) agism variant spelling of ageism. -ize and ...

Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield

ageism, agism. The first appearance in the OED of ageism, meaning 'prejudice or discrimination on the ...

Google previewA dictionary of etymology of the English language (1859)

and of English synonymes and paronymes by John Oswald

saa'agism, n. syl'vaa, a. sav'ageness , n. Sylva'nus, n. * Sigil, a seal j signature. t Signal, the sign that gives, or Is intended to give notice ; or the notice given ; also, eminent, remarkable. $ Significant ...

Google previewMorris Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins (1988)

by William Morris, Mary Morris

agism/ageism. This is part of the new vocabulary devised by social scientists for discussing the affairs and ...

Google previewDictionary of Hearing (2013)

by Maryanne Maltby

ageism/agism n Age discrimination.

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1853)

by John Oswald, Joseph Thomas, James Lynd

sau'agism, n. sylvan, a. saii'ageness, n.

Google previewA New Medical Dictionary (1890)

by George Milbry Gould

ccsoph- agism, asophagospasm.) CEsophagi'tis (oesophagus, itis, inflammation). Inflammation of the oesophagus. CEsophag'oscope (oesophagus, okottcu, to examine). An instrument for the examination of the oesophagus by artificial ...

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