HyperDic: discriminatory

English > 4 senses of the word discriminatory:
ADJECTIVEalldiscriminatory, prejudicedbeing biased or having a belief or attitude formed beforehand
alldiscriminatory, invidiouscontaining or implying a slight or showing prejudice
alldiscriminatory, discriminativecapable of making fine distinctions
alldiscriminatory, preferentialmanifesting partiality
discriminatory > pronunciation
Soundsdihskrih'mahnahtao.riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > discriminatory: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningbiased or having a belief or attitude formed beforehand.
Synonymprejudiced
Narrowerhomophobicprejudiced against homosexual people
jaundicedshowing or affected by prejudice or envy or distaste
loaded(of statements or questions) charged with associative significance and often meant to mislead or influence
racist, antiblack, anti-Semitediscriminatory especially on the basis of race or religion
sexistdiscriminatory on the basis of sex / sex (usually said of men's attitude toward women)
Oppositeunprejudiced, impartialFree from undue bias or preconceived opinions
Spanishdiscriminador, parcial
Catalandiscriminador, parcial
Verbsdiscriminatetreat differently on the basis of sex / sex or race
English > discriminatory: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningContaining or implying a slight or showing prejudice.
Example"discriminatory attitudes and practices"
Synonyminvidious
Broaderunfavorable, unfavourablenot encouraging or approving or pleasing
Spanishdiscriminatorio, ingrato
Catalandiscriminatori
Verbsdiscriminatetreat differently on the basis of sex / sex or race
English > discriminatory: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningcapable of making fine distinctions.
Synonymdiscriminative
Broaderdiscriminatingshowing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste
Spanishdiscernidor, perspicaz, sagaz
Verbsdiscriminaterecognize or perceive the difference
discriminatedistinguish
English > discriminatory: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningmanifesting partiality.
Example"a discriminatory tax"
Synonympreferential
Broaderadvantageous, favorable, favourableGiving an advantage
Spanishdiscriminatorio, preferencial, preferente
Catalandiscriminatori, preferencial, preferent
Verbsdiscriminatetreat differently on the basis of sex / sex or race

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