lookism

[ loo k-iz-uh m ]
/ ˈlʊk ɪz əm /

noun

discrimination or prejudice based on a person's physical appearance.

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Origin of lookism

First recorded in 1985–1990
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British Dictionary definitions for lookism

lookism
/ (ˈlʊkɪzəm) /

noun

discrimination against a person on the grounds of physical appearance

Derived forms of lookism

lookist, adjective
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