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stereotype

 [ster´e-o-tīp″]
an exaggerated, generalized, oversimplified belief or image, often concerning a group, an individual, or a form of behavior.

stereotype

Neurology Stereotypy, see there Vox populi A preconceived and oversimplified idea of the characteristics which make up a person. See Sexual stereotype, Skid row stereotype.
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The ASA said: "By juxtaposing images of men in extraordinary environments and carrying out adventurous activities with women who appeared passive or engaged in a stereotypical care-giving role, we considered that the ad directly contrasted stereotypical male and female roles and characteristics in a manner that gave the impression that they were exclusively associated with one gender.
Whitening creams capitalise on stereotypical notions of beauty and complexion to sell their products, impacting the behaviour of not only men and women, but also young girls in particular.
she probably stereotypically disowned her stereotypical
not exactly not genuine, but this stereotypical idea of female beauty.
Jude said: "I wouldn't say I'm glamorous or a stereotypical WAG because I wouldn't know what a stereotypical WAG is.
The text does not insult the reader by shaking a finger at faulty and/ or stereotypical knowledge of Native Americans; rather, it places their knowledge in historical perspective and seeks to elevate it to a more sophisticated level of understanding.
Bowl advertisement, which depicted Arabs in stereotypical fashion.
We don't want to let companies get away with trying to make girls think there's only one stereotypical way to be a girl.
This study was conducted to determine whether a lesson, in which context-based learning approach and scientific stories were used, changed stereotypical images of students (aged 11-12) about science and scientists.
Dubbing themselves the "Stereotypical Freaks" the new bandmates begin to see themselves as more than the perceptions others place upon them.
Although there were few significant ANOVA findings for racial/ethnic socialization MANOVA analyses resulted in significant relationships among age, gender, R/E coping and R/E stereotypical socialization.
Washington, Feb 15 ( ANI ): Nicki Minaj has revealed that she finds it "boring" to be sexy and doesn't buy the stereotypical idea of attractiveness.