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Definition of the noun favoritism

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noun - plural: favoritisms

  1. an inclination to favor some person or group
  2. unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice


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Google previewThe Broken Fountain (2012)

Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition by Thomas Belmonte

But favoritism is a theme which echoes through the local social system of the poor quarters. If the behavior of Stefano and Elena is not cultural, neither is it exceptional. It draws on psychodynamic currents that are not idiosyncratic. For example ...

Google previewThe Social World of Jesus and the Gospels (2002)

by Bruce J. Malina

Showing favoritism is a main means of maintaining the personal attachment that patron-client relations require. Such favoritism is a public display ofthe alliance to potential friends and actual and potential foes. And it often entails exchange of ...

Google previewJust James

12 Keys to Living the Good Life by V. DuWayne Battle, Ph.D.

FAVORITISM IS A FAILURE Besides being forbidden and foolish, favoritism is a failure. We may think we gain something by favoring some people while treating others unjustly, but doing so leads to sin. It is sin because we fail to please God.

Google previewJournal of the House of Representatives of the State of Indiana ... (1836)

It is commonly said that its principles have an aristocratical tendency, and that favoritism is a notorious offence in its administration. - An entire refutation of these charges is contained in the known fact that the discipline of the academy is strictly ...

Google previewThe passions of the human soul (1851)

by Charles Fourier, John Reynell Morell, Hugh Doherty

Favoritism is a sort of religious mania, that leads us to create unto ourselves gods of all kinds, even amongst plants ; of this nature is the rose among flowers, ...

Google previewThe Imputation Triangle: A Scriptural View (2013)

An Explanation of Imputation and the Four Pillars of Spiritual Growth: Understanding Sin, Justification, Righteousness, and Sanctification by Dr. Glenn R. Tingling

Considering both verses, showing favoritism is a violation of the commandment to love your neighbor as yourself. The focus is on how someone treats others. A weakness of humanity is to treat favorites differently. When taken in the context of ...

Google previewExalting Jesus In James (2014)

by David Platt

Favoritism is a common way the church (then and now) slides into worldliness. The world loves to honor the rich and neglect the poor, and James is saying that the church, if it's not careful, will honor the rich and neglect the poor as well.

Google previewLambs on the Ledge (2003)

Seeing and Avoiding Danger in Spiritual Leadership by Joyce Strong

Favoritism is the selection of someone for special attention. It can occur in any ministry setting. Often favoritism is based upon co- dependency: The leader longs to rescue or be needed, and the favorite longs to be loved and accepted.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Public Health. 2 Vol. (2008)

by Wilhelm Kirch

Favoritism. Synonyms Discrimination Definition Favoritism refers to unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of some kind of prejudice. Cross- References ▷Confounding and Interaction ▷Prejudice ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Psychology (2007)

by Roy F. Baumeister, Kathleen D. Vohs

Thus, conflict between groups does not appear to be necessary to produce ingroup favoritism (although conflict is still very important to intergroup relations). Ingroup Favoritism and Outgroup Derogation The minimal group paradigm has since ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Women in Business: M-Z (2005)

by Carol Krismann

Other problems included supervisor-subordinate relationships, issues of favoritism, illegal evaluations, and conflicts of interest. On the positive side, those relationships that ended in marriage engendered loyalty from the couple, working ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ethics (2013)

by Lawrence C. Becker, Charlotte B. Becker

The issue of inheritance is but one aspect of the general issue of familial favoritism, the kinds of preference family membership requires or permits. To “be family” is to be able to call on the help of other members when in need. (“Home is where ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Group Processes and Intergroup Relations (2009)

by John M Levine, Michael A. Hogg

A second ingroup favoritism strategy, maximum differentiation, involves maximizing the difference in resources allocated to ingroup versus outgroup recipients, with the difference in favor of ingroup members—but at the cost of maximum ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society (2010)

by David H. Guston

The favoritism of abilities is rampant today and contributes to other “isms,” such as (1) racism where it is often stated that the favored race has superior cognitive abilities over other races; (2) sexism where over time and still today different ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Sports Parenting (2013)

Everything You Need to Guide Your Young Athlete by Dan Doyle

If you decide to coach your child's team, you must recognize that even when you are trying tobe objective, others may perceive favoritism in your decisions— especially if youarethe head coach.You must also recognize thatmanyparents, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Power (2011)

by Keith Dowding

This analysis combines the social psychology of categorization, in-group favoritism, and power as control, as well as the sociology and politics of categorical divides in society and its institutions. Power directs societal categories of race.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology (2011)

by Daniel J. Christie

favoritism, members of disadvantaged groups often display little ingroup favoritism and sometimes exhibit outgroup favoritism towards dominant members of society. Over time, although epistemic, existential, and relational needs may be ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Psychology and Law (2007)

by Brian L. Cutler

They favor in-group members or police officers (in-group favoritism) because they see themselves as having more in common. The language officers use to refer to out-group members helps create and feed in-group bias. For example, “Let's ...

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Scrabble value of F4A1V4O1R1I1T1I1S1M3

The value of this 10-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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