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Definition of the adjective Ageist

What does Ageist mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Unfairly discriminatory against someone based on their age.

Definition of the noun Ageist

What does Ageist mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ageists

  1. A person who behaves in an ageist manner.

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Google previewMorphology in English (2011)

Word Formation in Cognitive Grammar by Zeki Hamawand

For example, an ageist is a person who is prejudiced against people on the grounds of age. Other examples are racist, sexist, and so on. The nouns so formed have a cognate in -ism. - [-STER] In prototypical usages, the suffix -ster symbolizes ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2007)

The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care, Second Edition by Eugenia L. Siegler, MD, FACP, Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN, Mathy Mezey, EdD, RN, FAAN

As well, practitioners' ageist beliefs may interfere with accurate diagnosis and treatment (e.g., misdiagnosis of cognitive impairment when depression is the underlying problem). In many care settings, health professionals are under enormous ...

Google previewCollins Rhyming Dictionary (2014)

by Rosalind Fergusson

papist,rapist, sadist, playlist,racist, bassist,ageist,* escapist,*landscapist 8.69 gayest,mayest, greatest,latest,straightest, faintest,safest, bravest,gravest, palest, stalest, stablest,tamest, plainest,vainest,basest, strangest,etc. 8.70 greyish ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nursing Research, Third Edition (2011)

by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, Meredith Kazer, PhD, APRN, A/GNP-BC

Nursing has a vital role in combating ageism and continues to be in a key position to minimize ageist attitudes in the future. Nurses must be involved in future studies to investigate these important and relevant areas of research and in ...

Google previewBailliere's Nurses' Dictionary - E-Book (2014)

for Nurses and Healthcare Workers by Barbara F. Weller

Current ageist practices in health care provision are likely to be challenged with subsequent implications for health care services. ageism the systematic discrimination against people on the grounds of age, based on stereotyping of the elderly ...

Google previewRoutledge International Encyclopedia of Women (2004)

Global Women's Issues and Knowledge by Cheris Kramarae, Dale Spender

Thus as women age and are no longer considered indispensable to the family, they may feel increasingly useless—and this effect, too, reinforces negative ageist stereotypes. The premium placed on good looks may also have a greater ...

Google previewA Pocket Medical Dictionary (1911)

Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the Principal Words Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences ... by George Milbry Gould

jturia, ageist '-re-ah. An increase of urea in the urine. AZYMOUS Azoxybenzene, az-ok-se-ben'-zen. C12H10N2O. A reduction-coTi- pound of ...

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Scrabble value of A1G2E1I1S1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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