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Synonyms for discriminatory
dɪˈskrɪm ə nəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr idis·crim·i·na·to·ry

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  1. prejudiced, discriminatoryadjective

    being biased or having a belief or attitude formed beforehand

    "a prejudiced judge"

    Synonyms:
    preferential, discriminative, invidious, prejudiced

    Antonyms:
    indiscriminating, favourable, undiscriminating, disadvantageous, favorable

  2. discriminatory, invidiousadjective

    containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice

    "discriminatory attitudes and practices"; "invidious comparisons"

    Synonyms:
    preferential, discriminative, invidious, prejudiced

    Antonyms:
    favorable, indiscriminating, disadvantageous, favourable, undiscriminating

  3. discriminative, discriminatoryadjective

    capable of making fine distinctions

    Synonyms:
    preferential, discriminative, invidious, judicial, prejudiced

    Antonyms:
    disadvantageous, favorable, indiscriminating, undiscriminating, favourable

  4. discriminatory, preferentialadjective

    manifesting partiality

    "a discriminatory tax"; "preferential tariff rates"; "preferential treatment"; "a preferential shop gives priority or advantage to union members in hiring or promoting"

    Synonyms:
    preferential, discriminative, invidious, prejudiced

    Antonyms:
    indiscriminating, favorable, disadvantageous, favourable, undiscriminating

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How to use discriminatory in a sentence?

  1. Do No Harm:

    As The University openly admits — indeed, advertises — students must be ‘ [ b ] elonging to a historically excluded group,' in light of the University’s facially discriminatory eligibility standards, we ask the Department to promptly investigate the allegations in this complaint, act swiftly to remedy unlawful policies and practices, and order appropriate relief.

  2. Steve Caldeira:

    The ordinance is clearly discriminatory and would harm hard-working small business owners who happen to be franchisees.

  3. Alphonso David:

    The Tennessee state legislature is continuing on a discriminatory rampage to craft hateful bills that harm LGBTQ children, and signing this bill into law would hurt all Tennesseeans, including and especially LGBTQ youth.

  4. Roee Kiviti:

    Our position was and remains that we should be treated as a married couple and the minimal requirements that are in that regulation should be applied to us as well, any additional requirements beyond that are discriminatory.

  5. Conway Mayor Tab Townsell:

    It's awfully hard for us to carve out a niche as a tech industry city in a state that looks like it's actively promoting a discriminatory legal structure.


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