(noun) Extreme intolerance of another person’s beliefs and opinions particularly racial or religious.
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- Plural: bigotries
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- A (noun) bigot is an individual that practices bigotry and is (adjective) bigoted while viewing differing opinions (adverb) bigotedly.
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How to Cite the Definition of Bigotry
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “bigotry.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved January 23, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/bigotry/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
bigotry. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/bigotry/
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Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “bigotry.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed January 23, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/bigotry/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“bigotry.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 23 Jan. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/bigotry/>.