- discriminant function,
- discrimination learning,
Origin of discrimination
Examples from the Web for discrimination
In Scandinavian countries this discrimination has been dramatically reduced.
But most of this gap, say the researchers who carried out the study, is due to discrimination.
After the Iranian Revolution, discrimination took on a sectarian flavor.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Allowing some people to discriminate sends the message that discrimination is okay.Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around|Jay Michaelson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Can you be a victim of discrimination if no one knows you are?The Outrageous Celibacy Requirement for Gay Blood Donors|Jay Michaelson|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is an expression of the character, the nicety of taste—or lack of it—the discrimination and judgment of the individual.Handicraft for Girls|Idabelle McGlauflin
Without this there can be no detection of the real difference, and no assurance of the rectitude of the discrimination we make.
She had great power of discrimination, and seldom failed in her estimate of character.The Missing Link in Modern Spiritualism|A. Leah Underhill
Now, just the discrimination to be looked for where God legislates, is marked in the original.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus|American Anti-Slavery Society
If the withdrawal did not remove the discrimination against St Cloud it would not at all events aggravate it.Railroads: Rates and Regulations|William Z. Ripley
1640s, "the making of distinctions," from Late Latin discriminationem (nominative discriminatio), noun of action from past participle stem of discriminare (see discriminate). Especially in a prejudicial way, based on race, 1866, American English. Meaning "discernment" is from 1814.
It especially annoys me when racists are accused of 'discrimination.' The ability to discriminate is a precious facility; by judging all members of one 'race' to be the same, the racist precisely shows himself incapable of discrimination. [Christopher Hitchens]