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ableism

[ey-buh-liz-uh m]
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noun
  1. discrimination against disabled people.
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Origin of ableism

First recorded in 1985–1990
Related formsa·ble·ist, noun
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ableism

noun
  1. discrimination against disabled or handicapped people
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