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sizism

Definition of Sizism

(noun) Discrimination or prejudice against people who are perceived to be overweight.

Sizism Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ˈsaɪzˌɪz(ə)m/
    • British English
      • /ˈsʌɪzɪz(ə)m/
  • Syllabification: (siz·ism)

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Cite the Definition of Sizism

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “sizism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved September 21, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/sizism/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

sizism. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/sizism/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “sizism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed September 21, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/sizism/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“sizism.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 21 Sep. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/sizism/>.