bigotry

[big-uh-tree]
noun, plural bigotries.
1.
stubborn and complete intolerance of any creed, belief, or opinion that differs from one's own.
2.
the actions, beliefs, prejudices, etc., of a bigot.

Origin:
1665–75; bigot + -ry, formation parallel to French bigoterie


1. narrow-mindedness, bias, discrimination.
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bigotry (ˈbɪɡətrɪ)
 
n , pl -ries
the attitudes, behaviour, or way of thinking of a bigot; prejudice; intolerance

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bigotry
1670s, from Fr. bigoterie "sanctimoniousness" (see bigot).
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Example sentences
If we can get people laughing at bigotry, we've won half the battle.
Stop excusing your bigotry by saying you can't help it.
Perhaps if another 40 years were spent hereafter without that bigotry, it would
  be different.
There is no level of achievement sufficient to escape the stultifying bonds of
  bigotry.
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