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Definition of the noun ablism

What does ablism mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. discrimination in favor of the able-bodied

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Google previewCounselling Older Clients (2003)

by Ann Orbach

Old and disabled Ablism is a new word but not a new 'ism';. There will, of course, be coun- selling issues with young disabled that do not apply to the old. With the latter, we are inclined to expect disability as concomitant with being old, even if ...

Google previewThe SAGE Dictionary of Health and Society (2006)

by Kevin White

ablism diagnosis of borderline personality disorder. These difficult to keep in therapy and treat. individuals self-harm and are Dialectical behaviour therapy adopts traditional techniques such as individual and group therapy as well as ...

Google previewFowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2016)

by Jeremy Butterfield

So far, the spelling with le is much more common, with little evidence for the less satisfactory spellings ablism ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology (2006)

by Yo Jackson

privilege and oppression (including White privilege, racism, discrimination, sexism, heterosexism, ablism, and ageism) that affects the lives of all individuals by dictating a hierarchy in which some groups are more valued and, consequently, ...

Google previewHeinemann English Dictionary (2001)

by Martin Manser

ableism, ablism noun discrimination in favour of able-bodied people. able rating noun Navy the lowest rank of sailor in the service. ablution (a-bloo-sh'n) noun (usually ablutions) the act of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychology (2015)

by Andrew M. Colman

Also spelt ablism. Compare ageism, ethnocentrism, fattism, heterosexism, racism, sexism, ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

m/ (also ablism) 7noun [mass noun] discrimination in favour of able-bodied people. – derivatives ableist adjective. able seaman 7noun a rank of sailor in the Royal Navy ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3L1I1S1M3

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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