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OTHER WORDS FROM elitisme·lit·ist, noun, adjectivean·ti·e·lit·ism, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for elitism
That perception is false and often reflects not just ignorance but also elitism and racism.Forget the Kids Who Can’t Get In; What About Those Who Don’t Even Apply?|Jonah Edelman|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In their elitism and sense of entitlement, they represent much of what liberals are supposed to despise.The Rise and Fall of Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge, America’s Worst Gay Power Couple|James Kirchick|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That is not to say the students who submit to the elitism and racism promoted by the USC Greek system are wholly sympathetic.Stepford Sororities: The Pressures of USC’s Greek Life|Maya Richard Craven|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By refusing to heed the public will, liberals gained a reputation for elitism.Ted Cruz and Other GOP Congressmen Lose by Acting Like Winners|Peter Beinart|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She uncovers a reprehensible example of cronyism, elitism, and vote finagling which reflects some Israeli Leftist shortcomings.
British Dictionary definitions for elitism
- the belief that society should be governed by a select group of gifted and highly educated individuals
- such government