30+ Examples of Biased Language

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Examples of biased language are scattered throughout the English vocabulary. After researching hundreds of bias words (past and present), we found 25+ examples common enough to bring to your attention. Ongig’s Text Analyzer software, which flags these and many more exclusionary words and phrases, provides suggestions for alternatives to such biased words. We share those recommendations below too.

These 30+ biased language examples include:

gender biasage biasracial biasdisability biasLGBTQ biasethnicity biasformer felons biaselitism biasmental health biasreligion bias What is biased language?

But, first, what is biased language?

Biased language is made up of words or phrases that might make certain

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