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politically correct

Politically sensitive adjective Referring to language reflecting awareness and sensitivity to another person's physical, mental, cultural, or other disadvantages or deviations from a norm; a person is not mentally retarded, but rather mentally challenged; a person is not obese but rather has an eating disorder, etc
Politically correct-a microglossary
Former term PC term
American Indian Native American
Black African American
Demented Disoriented, severely confused
Handicapped Disadvantaged
Homophobic Heterosexually biased
Housebound Domestic
(American) Indian  Native American
Mentally retarded Mentally disabled or challenged
Obese Large, ample, right-sized
Oriental  Asian
Physically handicapped Physically disadvantaged
Poorly educated Educationally disadvantaged
Racist Culturally insensitive
Stupid Educationally challenged
Politically correct ad absurdum–a microglossary
PCAA term Translation
Colorful Flaky, fruity
Detail oriented  Anal-retentive or, if extreme, obsessive compulsive
Eccentric  Nuts, weird
Enthusiastic & hopeful  Insufferably arrogant
Follicly challenged  Bald
Knowledge deficient Ignorant
Obtunded Stupid
Sexual arts specialist  Prostitute, hooker
Sexual arts aficionado  Slut, sleaze
Vertically challenged Short
Vertically enhanced  Tall
Visually challenged Myopic  

oriental

having some connection with the Orient.

oriental avian eye fluke
see philophthalmusgralli.
oriental blood fluke
schistosomajaponicum.
oriental cattle plague
oriental liver fluke
see clonorchissinensis.
oriental lung fluke
see paragonimuswestermani.
oriental mustard
brassicajuncea.
oriental sore
see leishmaniasis.
oriental theileriosis
a mild form of East Coast fever caused by Theileria orientalis.
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Mehta calls American writer Jean Sasson a new orientalist, based on her travels and books.
Racial rearticulation maintains and reinforces the power imbalance of Orientalist racial projects, while cultural rearticulation may not.
It is Said's contention that Orientalist discourse, a system of received Western thoughts and ideas about the Orient, places such "limitations on thought" that "no one writing [.
The forum, themed a new role for orientalists for dialogue among
Combat autour d'un sou by Etienne DinetWhile some Orientalist artists had negative viewpoints towards the East and regarded it through colonial eyes, other artists presented works flowing with honesty and reality, as they tackled the East with the mentality of the intellectual searching for the essence of the Orient.
What the nineteenth-century Orientalists accomplished can be likened to the demolition of the centuries-old castle of polemical literature against the Prophet of Islam and the Qur'an, and the reconstruction of a new building on the same foundations--a building, furthermore, that used all but the most tainted material from the demolished edifice.
They are heirs to the brown Sahibs, home-grown Orientalists, who see their own world (if it is theirs in any meaningful sense) through the lens created for them by their spiritual mentors, the Western Orientalists.
The view of the Arab world that is held in the West, and which still now exists, is that which was created during the 19th Century by the Orientalists," said Duebal.
This article reveals the role played by Orientalists in presenting a modern model for studying the history of Arabic literature in the Egyptian university, focusing on the work of Nallino as an example.
AT TATE Britain this summer, you will be enticed, through the eyes of the Orientalists, to the secret heart of the harem.
The book provides a dramatic critique of Orientalists during the 1900-1947 period.