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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  


having some connection with the Orient.

oriental avian eye fluke
see philophthalmusgralli.
oriental blood fluke
oriental cattle plague
oriental liver fluke
see clonorchissinensis.
oriental lung fluke
see paragonimuswestermani.
oriental mustard
oriental sore
see leishmaniasis.
oriental theileriosis
a mild form of East Coast fever caused by Theileria orientalis.
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As a result of his encounter with the Oriental woman, Heinrich is himself Orientalized and embodies an oppositional stance to the crusades and to the masculinist discourse they imply.
Orientalized sympathy clings to character and action.
Goffman's absent Self, Said's orientalized English novel, and Rorty's contingent philosophy beyond the mirror of nature were eerily close to French preoccupations in their days.
Therefore, the Orient was orientalized not only because it was discovered to be "oriental" but also because it could be made Oriental.
Odzer here accepts without even the anxiety of the Chiang Mai tourists the Orientalized "authenticity" of the unnamed "tribal" people.
One might conclude, in the abstract, that it is his 'hatred against anything Christian' which is Nelusko's defining characteristic here, and not necessarily his orientalized otherness.
I argue that in her Arabian Nights' Tale, Byatt has created a myopic orientalized, first-world feminist point of view that relies heavily on the tenets of liberal feminism, ignoring how gender as "fate" is shaped by national history, religious affiliation and the material conditions of women's lives.
Within this framework his fiction reveals characters, like the author himself, who are both orientalized and nationalized subjects with an inclination to question their (often imposed) identities.
As she illustrates in her introduction, the domestic space or haram of the Mughal court has invariably been orientalized, exoticized, or simply written out of a scholarly narrative.
As Reena Dube points out in her essay on Kanchenjungha (1962), Western audiences likely felt alienated by the film for its refusal to continue to deliver those Orientalized images of the pure native in rural India that Ray himself had so memorably committed to film in his early works.
Unlike Said's argument in Orientalism, I maintain that Judah's Lion functions as a Western Christian discourse that draws from rather than against an Orientalized Jewish narrative of the return to a land that was wrongly taken.
However, let me mark here the future necessity for readings that not only diversify the range of subject positions, but also the relationship to nations, ethnicities, and cultures, in particular, the need to explore the textual figures of Orientalized women together with those of the hypersexualized Eastern European woman in post-unification Germany.