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From sex +‎ -ism.

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sexism (countable and uncountable, plural sexisms)

  1. The belief that people of one sex or gender are inherently superior to others.
    The notion that either gender is superior is sexism.
  2. Discrimination or different treatment based on sex or gender.
    The fact that there is only one woman in a management position in that company makes it easy to believe that sexism runs rampant there.
    • 2011 December 14, Angelique Chrisafis, “Rachida Dati accuses French PM of sexism and elitism”, in Guardian[1]:
      Dati launched a blistering attack on the prime minister, François Fillon, under whom she served as justice minister, accusing him of sexism, elitism, arrogance and hindering the political advancement of ethnic minorities.
  3. Attitudes or actions that are based on or promote the expectation that people adhere to stereotypical social roles (gender roles) based on sex.
    the sexism of making and promoting violent films for men and romantic comedies for women

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Borrowed from French sexisme. By surface analysis, sex +‎ -ism.

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sexism n (uncountable)

  1. sexism

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sexism c

  1. sexism

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Declension of sexism 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sexism sexismen sexismer sexismerna
Genitive sexisms sexismens sexismers sexismernas

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