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stereotypes

See definition of stereotypes on Dictionary.com
  • nounidea held as standard, example
  • verbcategorize as being example, standard

synonyms for stereotypes

  • pattern
  • average
  • boilerplate
  • convention
  • custom
  • fashion
  • formula
  • institution
  • mold
  • received idea
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antonyms for stereotypes

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  • difference
  • differentiate
  • confuse
  • disorganize
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How to use stereotypes in a sentence

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The famous firm embodied every stereotype of Wall Street’s clubby culture.
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The common conception of artists before the shutdown — a view that wasn’t particularly accurate and was largely determined by stereotypes left over from the “culture wars” of the past century — is that they belong to the so-called coastal elites.
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Yet four centuries after Artemisia painted Judith, gender stereotypes and outdated assumptions about women as peaceful and innocent prevent women from being seen as blameworthy.
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There is a cottage industry of papers on stoicism in psychology, built on the same stereotype.
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The stereotypes were thus perforated, although they had been wrapped up in many folds of paper and cardboard.
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Do they make stereotypes for circular rollers and print books this same way?
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Pessimism, in fact, stereotypes and gives a fictitious permanence to what is only one among our many moods of thought.
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Most of the yearly ads were patent-medicine stereotypes, and we used to fence with them.
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I shall use the same types when I like, but not commonly the same stereotypes.
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