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stereotype 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈsterēəˌtīp/,/ˈsti(ə)r-/,
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stereotypes, plural;
  1. View or represent as a stereotype
    • - the city is too easily stereotyped as an industrial wasteland
Noun
  1. A widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing
    • - the stereotype of the woman as the carer
    • - sexual and racial stereotypes
  2. A person or thing that conforms to such an image
    • - don't treat anyone as a stereotype
  3. A relief printing plate cast in a mold made from composed type or an original plate


  1. a conventional or formulaic conception or image; "regional stereotypes have been part of America since its founding"
  2. pigeonhole: treat or classify according to a mental stereotype; "I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European"
  3. (stereotypical) stereotyped: lacking spontaneity or originality or individuality; "stereotyped phrases of condolence"; "even his profanity was unimaginative"
  4. A stereotype is a commonly held public belief about specific social groups or types of individuals. The concepts of "stereotype" and "prejudice" are often confused with many other different meanings. Stereotypes are standardized and simplified conceptions of groups based on some prior assumptions.
  5. A stereotype, in printing, also known as a cliché, stereoplate or simply a stereo, was originally a "a solid plate or type-metal, cast from a papier-mâché or plaster mould taken from the surface of a of type" used for printing instead of the original.
  6. A stereotype is one of three types of extensibility mechanisms in the Unified Modeling Language (UML). ...
  7. (Stereotypes (producers)) Stereotypes are a R&B/pop/hip hop production team created in 2003, composed of Jonathan Yip, Ray Romulus and Jeremy Reeves. They were recently listed as Top 10 Songwriters and Producers to Watch in Billboard Magazine.
  8. (Stereotypes (song)) "Stereotypes" is a song by English alternative rock band Blur and is the opening track to their fourth studio album, The Great Escape. It was released on 12 February 1996 as the third single from that album, charting at #7 in the UK Singles Chart (see 1996 in British music).
  9. A conventional, formulaic, and oversimplified conception, opinion, or image; A person who is regarded as embodying or conforming to a set image or type; A metal printing plate cast from a matrix moulded from a raised printing surface; : To make a stereotype of someone or something, or ...
  10. (stereotypical) Pertaining to a stereotype; conventional; banal, commonplace and clichéd because of overuse
  11. (Stereotyped) instinctive action, movement, posture, or behavior that does not need to be practiced or learned before it can be done correctly
  12. (stereotyped) similar every time. In epilepsy this refers to the symptoms an individual person has, and the progression of those symptoms.
  13. (Stereotypes) A stereotype is a preconceived or oversimplified generalization about an entire group of people without regard for individual differences. Even when stereotypes are positive, they always have a negative impact and can lead to discrimination.
  14. (Stereotypes) A shared idea about the generalized attributes of others with respect to perceived physical or cultural characteristics. These are generalizations about all members of a group. Some stereotypes may seem positive, but they are always negative. ...
  15. (Stereotypes) A fixed notion or conception of people based on their group identity. Stereotyping often leads to prejudice and discrimination.
  16. (Stereotypes) A form of media representation by which instantly recognized characteristics are used to label members of social or cultural groups. While often negative, stereotypes can contain an element of truth and are used by the media to establish an instant rapport with the audience.
  17. (Stereotypes) A set of images and expectations relating to appearance, behaviour and personality traits of particular groups in society which bear no reference to individuals. ...
  18. (Stereotypes) Broad, negative descriptions of blacks, Jews, Latinos, homosexuals or Judaism and Islam. ...
  19. (Stereotypes) Can be defined as an unvarying form or pattern; a fixed or conventional notion or conception, as of a person, group, idea, etc., held by a number of people, and allowing for no individuality, critical judgment… (Webster’s New World Dictionary). ...
  20. (Stereotypes) Exaggerated, oversimplified images of the characteristics of social categories.
  21. (Stereotypes) Fixed, unchanging mental images that embrace all that is believed to be typical of members of a given group. When we make use of stereotypes, we categorize people or things without regard for their individual characteristics.
  22. (Stereotypes) Often used as a derogatory term for a quickly drawn or 'stock' character, and criticised as lazy or deliberate misrepresentations of people or groups. ...
  23. (Stereotypes) are generalisations or assumptions, which give to individuals the presumed characteristics or reputation of a group.
  24. (Stereotypes) pre-conceived, standardised and oversimplified impression of characteristics held to be typical of a particular group. Stereotypes usually disempower certain groups and empower others.
  25. (Stereotypes) refer to generalised images whereby all individual features which contradict the typified images/ideas are suppressed. Stereotypical images are gross overgeneralisations and are often used in acts of suppression.