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Definition of the noun agism
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noun - plural: agisms
- discrimination on the basis of a person's age
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by S. Chandra
Agism is a word that seems to be akin to racism. Just as a race is discriminated against or for on the basis of its skin colour or facial features and is treated as inferior, similarly agism is a notion that people cease to be people, cease to be ...
Why It Must Come and How We Should Deal with It by Emma Samuel Etuk
Currently, agism is a matter of public concern where one can be denied a job simply because of one's age. In many parts of Africa today, the state is a god, a titanic and unassailable entity that can preserve, protect or take away any human life.
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 ...
by Yvonne Mason
Agism is a fact of American life. You might plan a unit on "wisdom" and have student research how other ...
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, ...
by William Morris, Mary Morris
agism/ageism. This is part of the new vocabulary devised by social scientists for discussing the affairs and ...
Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite
ageism (also agism) agism variant spelling of ageism. -ize and -ise spellings Where verbs can be spelled ...
by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield
ageism, agism. The first appearance in the OED of ageism, meaning 'prejudice or discrimination on the ...
by Robley Dunglison
The Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Sports Nutrition (2013)
by Ronald J. Maughan
neededandthat cheatingis rampantin master athletes and others who believe itistotally unnecessary andseeitas a formof agism. Themost recent group of athletes tobe drugtested occurred at the USMasters Track &Field competition in2011.
A Dictionary of Psychology (2015)
by Andrew M. Colman
Also spelt agism, especially ...
by The Educational Company of Ireland
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Sav′ageness; Sav ′agery, fierceness: ferocity: wild growth of plants; Sav′ agism. [O. Fr.salvage—L. silvaticus,pertaining tothe woods—silva, a wood.] Savanna ...
by John Oswald, John Miller Keagy
sav'agism, n. syl'v&n, a. sou'ageness, n. IT/SyZua'nus, n.
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Scrabble value of A1G2I1S1M3
The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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