Associations to the word «Discrimination»


DISCRIMINATION, noun. A distinction; discernment, the act of discriminating, discerning, distinguishing, noting or perceiving differences between things.
DISCRIMINATION, noun. The state of being discriminated, distinguished from, or set apart.
DISCRIMINATION, noun. (sometimes discrimination against) Distinct treatment of an individual or group to their disadvantage; treatment or consideration based on class or category rather than individual merit; partiality; prejudice; bigotry.
DISCRIMINATION, noun. The quality of being discriminating, acute discernment, specifically in a learning situation; as to show great discrimination in the choice of means.
DISCRIMINATION, noun. That which discriminates; mark of distinction, a characteristic.

Dictionary definition

DISCRIMINATION, noun. Unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice.
DISCRIMINATION, noun. The cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished.

Wise words

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery