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ableism

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Order your soul; reduce your wants; live in charity; associate in Christian community; obey the laws; trust in Providence.
St. Augustine
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Etymology

From able + -ism, patterned on racism, sexism, and heterosexism in meaning.

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ableism

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ableism (-)
  1. Discrimination against people with a disability in favor of able-bodied people.
  2. The belief that people with a disability are inferior to others.

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