Synonyms for discriminatory

Synonyms for (adjective) discriminatory

Synonyms: preferential, discriminatory

Definition: manifesting partiality

Usage: a discriminatory tax; preferential tariff rates; preferential treatment; a preferential shop gives priority or advantage to union members in hiring or promoting

Similar words: advantageous

Definition: giving an advantage

Usage: a contract advantageous to our country; socially advantageous to entertain often


Synonyms: discriminatory, prejudiced

Definition: being biased or having a belief or attitude formed beforehand

Usage: a prejudiced judge

Similar words: homophobic

Definition: prejudiced against homosexual people


Similar words: jaundiced

Definition: showing or affected by prejudice or envy or distaste

Usage: looked with a jaundiced eye on the growth of regimentation; takes a jaundiced view of societies and clubs


Similar words: loaded

Definition: (of statements or questions) charged with associative significance and often meant to mislead or influence

Usage: a loaded question


Similar words: racist, anti-Semite, antiblack

Definition: discriminatory especially on the basis of race or religion


Similar words: sexist

Definition: discriminatory on the basis of sex (usually said of men's attitude toward women)


Synonyms: discriminative, discriminatory

Definition: capable of making fine distinctions

Similar words: discriminating

Definition: showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste

Usage: the discriminating eye of the connoisseur


Synonyms: discriminatory, invidious

Definition: containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice

Usage: discriminatory attitudes and practices; invidious comparisons

Similar words: unfavorable, unfavourable

Definition: not encouraging or approving or pleasing

Usage: unfavorable conditions; an unfavorable comparison; unfavorable comments, unfavorable impression