Definitions for "Stereotype"
A generalised conception of a group of people which results in the unconscious or conscious categorization of each member of that group, without regard for individual differences. Stereotyping may relate to race or age; ethnic, linguistic, religious, geographical, or national groups; social, marital or family status; sexual orientation; physical, developmental or mental abilities; and/or gender.
biased assumptions that exaggerate and over-simplify based upon social categorization. These unscientific generalizations are often unreliable, invalid, and fact-distorting.
a generalization about a group of people in which identical characteristics are assigned to virtually all members of the group, regardless of actual variation among the members
UML=a special note looking like this: example that adds to the meaning of a part of a UML diagram. [ uml.gen.gif
A stereotype characterizes a type of element without specifying its implementation and assists in teh creation of a new model element that is derived from an existing model element.
a label adding a specific sense to a UML element
A plate forming an exact faximile of a page of type or of an engraving, used in printing books, etc.; specifically, a plate with type-metal face, used for printing.
The art or process of making such plates, or of executing work by means of them.
To prepare for printing in stereotype; to make the stereotype plates of; as, to stereotype the Bible.
Keywords:  caricatured, fig, fix, rigid, doesn't
Fig.: To make firm or permanent; to fix.
a fixed, rigid, caricatured representation, due to the fact that it comes from a closed system
A fixed way of thinking about people that puts them into categories and doesn't allow for individual variation.
Keywords:  unpleasant, truth
an unpleasant truth
an accumulated observation, not a bigoted profiling
treat or classify according to a mental stereotype; "I was stereotyped as a lazy Southern European"
a person or thing regarded as a conventional type rather than possessing individual characteristics
a set of attributes assumed to be characteristic of certain kinds of individuals
a set of characteristics attributed to a class of persons
Keywords:  jammed, box, girl, small
a box, usually too small, that a girl gets jammed into
a type or image that is unchangeable, as though carved in stone (from the Greek stereos , meaning solid)
a conventional or formulaic conception or image; "regional stereotypes have been part of America since its founding"
a conventional or common thought or action
a context sensitive generation pattern
a generalisation based on qualities such as race or religion
a particular kind of generalization, a subset of generalization
Keywords:  everyone, society, wants, fit, box
a box that society wants everyone to fit into, and there is no room to be an individual
Keywords:  seeming, conform, thing, accepted, type
A person or thing seeming to conform to a widely accepted type.
Keywords:  validation, accepted, action, plan
a plan of action accepted without validation
Keywords:  ending, point
an ending point