stereotypical


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lacking spontaneity or originality or individuality

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In my debut film, Sinner, there are three gay characters, none of whom fit into the stereotypical mold.
The stereotypical role to which blacks are relegated in telenovelas could be changing, however.
He said: ``Our tigers do not do exaggerated stereotypical behaviour,but they do pace.
Going along with these tasks are stereotypical psychological traits which can be described positively or negatively, depending on the whims of those making the comments.
In this sense Balfour breaks free from the stereotypical city picture book by embracing the post-historical non-judgmental, no longer accountable, out of control, nobody to blame, let 'er rip view of the city instead--an approach that turns out to be so apposite that a generation ago it might have been described as 'oriental' itself
who work on whites masquerading as people of color, Marianne Torgovnick, who studies Anglos imitating Native Americans, and Michael Rogin, who analyzes Jews blacking up, Browder proves that what historically has passed for authenticity may simply be a re-inscription of stereotypical and biologistic attitudes toward racial and ethnic identity.
but Ballet Hispanico walks a fine line here between promoting Hispanic culture and settling into a stereotypical version of it.
In fact the stereotypical and caricatural distortions that in Rockwell stand as the magazine illustrator's attention-and laugh-getting devices, and are relatively restrained, are sufficiently pumped up in Currin's art as to pretty much become its content.
However, if we resist initial stereotypical impressions, we have a chance to be aware of what a person is truly like.
They have been exposed to classrooms, teachers, and stories about teachers, stereotypical images of teaching in films and books (Weber & Mitchell, 1995).
Volunteers] holding popular stereotypical views about deceptive behavior, such as `liars look away' and `liars fidget,' were the worst lie catchers," the researchers observe.
But it's important for me to be true to my tastes even if those tastes don't fit perfectly into some stereotypical category of what others believe I should be into.
Mental health groups on both sides of the Atlantic have already criticised the film for what they say is its stereotypical, inaccurate and insensitive portrayal of people living with mental health illnesses.
Theoretical physicists are famous - or notorious - among their scientific colleagues for certain stereotypical traits: self-confidence shading into arrogance; a passion for reducing things to their essentials; a conviction that other fields could be easily mastered if they could afford to take the time; and an unwillingness to actually learn about those fields except under extreme duress.