weightism

[ wey-tiz-uhm ]
/ ˈweɪ tɪz əm /

noun

bias or discrimination against people who are overweight.

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Origin of weightism

First recorded in 1985–90

OTHER WORDS FROM weightism

weightist, noun, adjective
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