Synonyms for Discriminatory:
discretionary, careful, discreet, considerate, observant, safe, circumspect, prudent, cautious, judicious, watchful, diplomatic, mindful, thoughtful, solicitous, politic.
unfair, biased, inequitable, prejudiced.
uneven, inequitable, unjustifiable, unjust, partial, unfair, partisan, prejudiced, foul, unsportsmanlike, unequal, biased, one-sided, venal.
n.selective, discriminate, precise, select. •discriminatory (noun)
homophobic, advantageous, discriminative, antiblack, loaded, racist, anti-semitic, prejudiced, anti-semite, invidious, unfavourable, discriminating, jaundiced, unfavorable, sexist, preferential.
select. discriminate. selective. •Other relevant words:
advantageous, select, antiblack, jaundiced, racist, discriminative, anti-semitic, sexist, unfavorable, loaded, discriminating, homophobic, discriminate, selective, preferential, anti-semite, unfavourable, invidious.
Usage examples for discriminatory
A catalogue of the wrongs and injuries suffered by the Negro citizens of the United States, first on account of discriminatory and proscriptive legislation; secondly, on account of the failure to enforce the laws designed to uphold and protect their citizenship; and thirdly, on account of the most palpable and outrageous violation of the sacred rights of life, liberty and property, make the " long train of abuses and usurpations" committed, according to the Declaration of Independence, by the King of Great Britain against his colonies in America appear as the gentle chastisements of a benificent ruler. – The Negro and the elective franchise. A Series Of Papers And A Sermon (The American Negro Academy. Occasional Papers, No. 11.) by Archibald H. GrimkÃ©, Charles C. Cook, John Hope, John L. Love, Kelly Miller, and Rev. Frank J. GrimkÃ©
While the double tariff feature of the tariff law of 1909 has been amply justified by the results achieved in removing former and preventing new, undue discriminations against American commerce it is believed that the time has come for the amendment of this feature of the law in such way as to provide a graduated means of meeting varying degrees of discriminatory treatment of American commerce in foreign countries as well as to protect the financial interests abroad of American citizens against arbitrary and injurious treatment on the part of foreign governments through either legislative or administrative measures. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various