bigotry vs dogmatism what difference

what is difference between bigotry and dogmatism

English

Etymology

From French bigoterie, from bigot.

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈbɪɡ.ə.tɹi/

Noun

bigotry (countable and uncountable, plural bigotries)

  1. Characteristic qualities of a bigot: (especially religious, anti-religious or racial) intolerant prejudice, opinionatedness, or fanaticism; fanatic intolerance.
    • 1979, Ted Robert Gurr, Violence in America: Protest, Rebellion, Reform (page 131)
      The remarkable resilience of the Ku Klux Klan is a sad reminder of the persistence of racial and religious bigotry in the United States. No terrorist organization can match the Klan’s mystique or long history, and few can match its success.
  2. (dated) Obstinate prejudice or opinionatedness.

Usage notes

Bigotry is stronger than prejudice or intolerance, though it is often confused with these.

Synonyms

  • bigotness

Related terms

  • bigot
  • bigoted

Translations

Further reading

  • bigotry in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • bigotry in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • bigotry at OneLook Dictionary Search


English

Etymology

From French dogmatisme

Noun

dogmatism (countable and uncountable, plural dogmatisms)

  1. The manner or character of a dogmatist; arrogance or positiveness in stating opinion.

Translations


Romanian

Etymology

From French dogmatisme

Noun

dogmatism n (uncountable)

  1. dogmatism

Declension


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