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    discriminatory

    discriminatory - Dictionary definition and meaning for word discriminatory

    Definition
    (adj) being biased or having a belief or attitude formed beforehand
    Synonyms : prejudiced
    Example Sentence
    • a prejudiced judge
    Definition
    (adj) containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice
    Synonyms : invidious
    Example Sentence
    • discriminatory attitudes and practices
    • invidious comparisons
    Definition
    (adj) capable of making fine distinctions
    Synonyms : discriminative
    Definition
    (adj) manifesting partiality
    Synonyms : preferential
    Example Sentence
    • a discriminatory tax
    • preferential tariff rates
    • preferential treatment
    • a preferential shop gives priority or advantage to union members in hiring or promoting
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