Ageist ( adjective , noun )

(As an adjective)

Ageist ( adjective )

Discriminating against or showing prejudice against people because of their age.

Origin:

From the word "age" meaning a certain stage in life, and "-ist" meaning one who practices, or one who is characterized by.

Examples:

  1. The job ad was ageist, specifying that only applicants under 30 would be considered.
  2. The company's policies were ageist and favored younger employees.
  3. The ageist attitude towards older workers is a problem in many workplaces.
  4. Ageism is a form of discrimination that can have negative effects on older individuals.
  5. He was accused of being ageist for refusing to hire older workers.

(As a noun)

Ageist ( noun )

Discriminating against or showing prejudice against people because of their age.

Origin:

From the word "age" meaning a certain stage in life, and "-ist" meaning one who practices, or one who is characterized by.

Examples:

  1. The job ad was ageist, specifying that only applicants under 30 would be considered.
  2. The company's policies were ageist and favored younger employees.
  3. The ageist attitude towards older workers is a problem in many workplaces.
  4. Ageism is a form of discrimination that can have negative effects on older individuals.
  5. He was accused of being ageist for refusing to hire older workers.
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