politically correct

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Referring to language reflecting awareness and sensitivity to another person’s physical, mental, cultural, or other disadvantages or deviations from a norm

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  
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They are mentally ill, poor, poorly educated, unemployed and lacking in even basic life skills.
"We believe such immoral and irresponsible actions are aimed to push some young of poorly educated Muslims for actions, which can be used then to vilify Muslims and Islam," the statement reads.
There is no support for these maids, some of whom are the most disadvantaged and the most vulnerable; often poorly educated, possibly unable to communicate in Arabic or English.
The situation is that many of these people are unemployed, poorly educated and are bored.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- A study carried out by the Counterterrorism Department of the National Police Department in eastern and southeastern provinces has shown that the majority of people who were involved in acts of terror staged by the terrorist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) are poorly educated.
Compared to natives, immigrants to the United States are much more likely to be poorly educated, and also more likely to be highly educated.
If career criminals want to collect their pension then the answer is obvious, even to the poorly educated sector.
She continues by saying “Narcissistic abuse is a world-wide epidemic that is sadly poorly educated. Anyone who is suffering a mind-bending, traumatic or intensely addictive relationship should look up 'narcissism'.
But someone as uncultured and poorly educated as Mr Macdonald has obviously not heard of Thomas Erskine or John McEwan.
But in 20 years' time, no Sure Start will mean another generation of poorly educated and unskilled people who will be unable to find work.
In nineteenth century Naigaon, Parel, Sewree, Kalachowki, Byculla was full of Textile Mills and people who lived here were poorly educated lower middle class mill workers.
The series also explored the fact that lower-income and poorly educated people are more likely to play.