microaggression - definition and synonyms

noun [countable/uncountable] 

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/ˌmaɪkrəʊəˈɡreʃ(ə)n/
singularmicroaggression
pluralmicroaggressions
  1. indirect or unintentional discrimination towards a member of a minority group, or an example of this

    Will she use her experience to speak against microaggression when she gets older?

    An example of a verbal microaggression is a person saying ’That’s so gay’ to convey that something is bad, weird, or different.

    This meaning is based on one submitted to the Open Dictionary from United Kingdom on 19/02/2016