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Pronunciation: [bˈɪɡətɪd] (IPA)

Bigoted is a negative character trait, which refers to someone who is intolerant of other beliefs, races or religions. Synonyms for bigoted include prejudiced, intolerant, narrow-minded, biased, dogmatic, racist, sectarian, xenophobic, chauvinistic, and inflexible. Prejudiced implies preconception or bias learned at an early age. Intolerant describes an individual's unwillingness to accept different ideas or persons. Narrow-minded means having a small outlook or ignoring other ideas. Dogmatic implies an individual's refusal to consider or accept other ideas. Biased is when an individual unfairly prefers one thing over another. Inflexible signifies an individual unwilling to change or adopt new ideas. All these synonyms illustrate how damaging and negative the trait of bigotry can be.

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Bigoted is an adjective that describes someone who is intolerant and narrow-minded in their viewpoints. Antonyms for the word "bigoted" would be "tolerant", "open-minded", "accepting", "unprejudiced", "inclusive", "nonjudgmental", "liberal", "diverse", "anti-discriminatory", and "unbiased". These words stand in stark contrast to the negative connotations of "bigoted" and emphasize the importance of embracing differences and diversity in the world. In a time of increased polarization and divisiveness, it is important to strive towards these antonyms and promote a more tolerant and accepting society.

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Usage examples for Bigoted

Her presence was not desired in England; she was considered, with some justice, a quarrelsome and mischief-making old lady, and her bigoted religious attitude, joined with the favours which she showed to Spain, were sufficient to make her unpopular among the people.
"Henrietta Maria"
Henrietta Haynes
Some of the Grand Masters were undoubtedly sincere, though they were grossly bigoted.
"The Story of Malta"
Maturin M. Ballou
The priest was among the most bigoted of his kind.
"Superwomen"
Albert Payson Terhune

Famous quotes with Bigoted

  • Woman, essentially a purist, is naturally bigoted and relentless in her effort to make others as good as she thinks they ought to be.
    Emma Goldman
  • I still find that a kind of stricture of the heart happens when I see any form of bigoted or racist behaviour. I get an actual pain in my heart.
    Janet Suzman
  • Yesterday NPR fired me for telling the truth. The truth is that I worry when I am getting on an airplane and see people dressed in garb that identifies them first and foremost as Muslims. This is not a bigoted statement. It is a statement of my feelings, my fears after the terrorist attacks of 9/11 by radical Muslims.
    Juan Williams
  • Be not so bigoted to any custom as to worship it at the expense of truth.
    Johann Georg von Zimmermann
  • Today, there are still political and social networks that seek to undermine full equality for all Americans. Their messages are spread using the standard tools: prejudice, fear, disdain, misinformation, trivialization, patronizing stereotypes, demonization and even scare-mongering conspiracy theories. While many of the groups within these networks describe themselves as mainstream — and many disagree with one another — they all have helped spread bigoted ideas into American life.
    Chip Berlet

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