German translation of 'politically correct'
Die Woge der politischen Korrektheit entstand wie so vieles andere in den Vereinigten Staaten. Ursprünglich wollte man vermeiden, dass über ethnische Minderheiten, Frauen, Behinderte, Homosexuelle und benachteiligte Bevölkerungsgruppen in Worten gesprochen wird, die sie herabsetzen oder beleidigen. Heute wird der Ausdruck politically correct überwiegend als Schimpfwort von den Gegnern dieser "liberalen" Ansichten gebraucht.
Example Sentences Including 'politically correct'
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But this isn't a politically correct thing to say.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Everyone was a star, and that's not just the politically correct answer.The Sun (2015)
Social pressures meant many people are afraid of being seen either as politically correct or politically incorrect.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
This is the other side of the coin and one which, for politically correct reasons, it is more difficult to address.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It is just another example of how ridiculous our politically correct system actually is.The Sun (2016)
Library campaigners are outraged, saying that libraries are about books and bookshelves, not about facilities for politically correct services.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
She should reflect on the absurdity of the politically correct policy that blew up in her face.The Sun (2017)
The council and police are so politically correct.The Sun (2013)
The politically correct say we can't hold data on innocent people.The Sun (2008)
Yet we let some of it happen because we are so politically correct in wanting our multicultural Britain that we forgot to talk about equality.The Sun (2016)
It is not politically correct to say so, but there seems to be a cultural bias.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Or a politically correct reluctance to joke about mental incapacity?Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The strange thing about this supposedly politically correct mentality in public services is how politically incorrect it is.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Things suddenly feel more politically correct put it like that, don't they?Times, Sunday Times (2012)
This is a gimmick of the most politically correct and hypocritical kind.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We live in an era when skepticism of churches is too often considered politically correct.Christianity Today (2000)
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'politically correct' in Other Languages
British English: politically correct ADJECTIVE
If you say that someone is politically correct, you mean that they are extremely careful not to offend or upset any group of people in society.
- American English: politically correct
- Brazilian Portuguese: politicamente correto
- Chinese: 政治上正确的 >指力求避免冒犯处于不利地位或被歧视的群体
- European Spanish: políticamente correcto
- French: politiquement correct
- German: politisch korrekt
- Italian: politicamente corretto
- Japanese: 差別的でない
- Korean: > 정치적으로 정당한성, 인종, 장애인들에
- European Portuguese: politicamente correto
- Spanish: políticamente correcto
Translation of politically correct from the Collins English to German Dictionary