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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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Throughout Byatt's 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.
The Orientalized female is pinned as unitary subject, and as such, is not allowed to occupy different subject positions within this discourse.
2) Yet Schmitt admits to De Quincey's search for a responsive approach to otherness despite the claims for nationalism when he cedes that De Quincey has orientalized the Gothic (61).
Considering Japan in this feminized, orientalized form does, of course, have a long history in the West: Madame Butterfly, the story of Townsend Harris and Okichi, and Pierre Loti's Madame Chrysanthemum were all from this mold and established a stereotype of Japan that would be vigorously revived following World War II.
Unfortunately, Senay's silent body quickly becomes Orientalized by cinematic observers of dominant culture.
The Prioress' "Ayse" can be understood not only as the medieval orientalized East that replaces the familiar English homeground but also as the "phantasmic space" that supplants in the English imaginary the actual, contested Asia of losing crusades.
2004 "Gendering Terror: Representations of the Orientalized Body in Quebec's Post-September 11 English-Language Press.
Gilbert Howell and the orientalized subject of Sondra, played by Marcel Marney.
From this it would follow that as an embodied extension of cyberspace, the protagonist's tough, hypersexualized, and artificial love (or, more accurately, sex) interests also perform as orientalized others, recalling Donna Haraway's swift analogy between the female cyborg and working-class Asian women in "The Cyborg Manifesto.
15) Yet, Arnold has a very specific type of curiosity in mind that he is attempting to communicate to the reader, and the fact that this simile is not orientalized is important.
These orientalist projections apparently had such a strong hold on their imagination that some of these newspaper pundits could not believe that the orientalized other could be anything other than ignorant.
Thus, in the Serbian media, it was the Serbian woman who was constructed as the symbol of suffering, and Groat and Muslim men stood as the demonic, Orientalized, male Other -- the rapists of 'our' mothers, daughters and sisters.