size discrimination

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size discrimination

Discrimination against a person based largely or solely on a person’s weight, height or both.
 
Size-related phobias
• Cacomorphobia (morbid fear of fat people).
• Gigantasophobia (morbid fear of tall people). 
• Zambianoliangioticaloigisticologphobia (morbid fear of short people).

size discrimination

Sizeism, weight discrimination Vox populi Discrimination based largely–no pun intended–on a person's size. See Size acceptance.
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