• WordNet 3.6
    • adj stereotyped lacking spontaneity or originality or individuality "stereotyped phrases of condolence","even his profanity was unimaginative"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Stereotyped Fig.: Formed in a fixed, unchangeable manner; as, stereotyped opinions. "Our civilization, with its stereotyped ways and smooth conventionalities."
    • Stereotyped Formed into, or printed from, stereotype plates.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • stereotyped Made or printed from stereotype plates.
    • stereotyped Formed in an unchangeable manner; fixed; set: as, stereotyped opinions.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • p.adj Stereotyped transferred as letterpress from set-up movable type to a mould, and thence to a metal plate: fixed; unchangeable, as opinions
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  • David Hume
    “Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principles.”
  • Henry David Thoreau
    “A stereotyped but unconscious despair is concealed even under what are called the games and amusements of mankind.”
  • Naomi Weisstein
    Naomi Weisstein
    “A typical minority group stereotype -- woman as nigger -- if she knows her place (home), she is really a quite lovable, loving creature, happy and childlike.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. stereos, solid, and type.


In literature:

Thus a natural, practical and healthy, as opposed to a stereotyped and artificial, growth will be ensured.
"Aviation in Peace and War" by Sir Frederick Hugh Sykes
Above all, the consistent use of obvious and stereotyped devices and methods of presentation should be avoided.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
He held himself very erect and walked with measured step, and a stereotyped smile upon his lips.
"The Bronze Eagle" by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
And so a reporter may almost follow a stereotyped outline in writing his account.
"Newspaper Reporting and Correspondence" by Grant Milnor Hyde
They snarled the stereotyped phrases necessary for the conduct of the game.
"The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol" by William J. Locke
He was no longer the obsequious person with the stereotyped smile, who had done the will of the Vicomte de Talizac.
"The Son of Monte Christo" by Jules Lermina
It would tend to stereotype habits and convert reason into instinct.
"Are the Effects of Use and Disuse Inherited?" by William Platt Ball
Such ambitions as he had were stereotyped and material.
"Anna the Adventuress" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
They have their stereotyped smile, and their fashionable manner.
"The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
Time was when the stereotyped phrase, "a fair young English girl," meant the ideal of womanhood; to us, at least, of home birth and breeding.
"Modern Women and What is Said of Them" by Anonymous
Yet it was not their purpose nor the design of Providence to enslave us, or to stereotype the Church for the ages to come.
"The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882" by Joseph Wild
If he did succeed in doing this, his playing would soon become stereotyped.
"Great Pianists on Piano Playing" by James Francis Cooke
The performer was a middle-aged man who had just closed a series of the stereotyped tricks before the British Consulate.
"Due West" by Maturin Murray Ballou
A Hindu stood in the doorway and rubbed his hands in a gesture so stereotyped as to be ludicrous.
"Border, Breed Nor Birth" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
The title was stereotyped.
"The Co-Citizens" by Corra Harris
Berecchino is my stereotype name in the world now.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 23 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Possibly this stereotype is the result of being for ages cut off from other nations.
"My Trip Around the World" by Eleonora Hunt
A society was instituted in 1847 by Dr W. Moon for stereotyping and embossing the Scriptures and other books in "Moon" type.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
It was much the stereotyped arrangement with a few variations.
"The Key to Yesterday" by Charles Neville Buck
They have their stereotyped smile and their fashionable mauve.
"Miscellaneous Aphorisms; The Soul of Man" by Oscar Wilde

In news:

Born into slavery on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in 1820, Harriet Tubman (named Araminta Ross at birth) is remembered for challenging stereotypes of race, gender and class.
So there's this enduring stereotype about English teachers.
Sports stereotypes had New York Knick 's Jeremy Lin all wrong.
Through Video, Lakota Students Reject Stereotypes.
Well, let the stereotype continue, thanks to a couple recent stories.
I am so tired of the national media using often-repeated stereotypes to tear down modern agriculture.
Brave Passes the "Fiery Redhead" Stereotype to a New Generation.
The rock stereotype that musicians do it for the glory or ego does not apply to the Floydian Slips and their collaboration with Eugene Ballet.
You could possibly stereotype us and say we are rednecks with people who do not like turbans but that would be democracy at its worst.
As accurate as these descriptions probably are, it's not the stereotyping that makes this article a must read.
The stereotype of members of the military is focused, serious, dedicated, determined and hilarious.
"We decided to tackle other Asian stereotypes, along with the of an Asian super- villain , because it is a really prevalent — not just in comics but in popular media in television shows and movies," Chow said.
Aims to smash that stereotype starting this Saturday.
As they blaze a trail, they deal with stereotypes.
We are not allowed to stereotype.

In science:

Rhetorical Analysis To find the stereotypical relations in the domain, RST proposed by Mann & Thompson is used as a descriptive tool.
A Corpus-based Evaluation of a Domain-specific Text to Knowledge Mapping Prototype
Power relations, stereotypes, and other important factors come in at this level.
The role of context and culture in teaching physics: The implication of disciplinary differences
The kind of model he proposed has become a stereotype of a class of theories referred as first order.
Heat conduction in relativistic systems: alternatives and perspectives
The role and the influence of gender and related stereotypes in the processes of perception, acceptance and adoption of new technologies and information systems have been examined and discussed in a multitude of studies.
Are e-readers suitable tools for scholarly work?
Black hole stereotyping: Induced gravito-static polarization.
Influence of internal structure on the motion of test bodies in extreme mass ratio situations
Given Bt = b the process remains in state b for some rate-b exponential time and then jumps to a new state bW , with W a stereotypical copy of H1 .
Counting the Chain Records: The Product Case
Consider, for example, the stereotypical setup for measuring the viscosity: fluid is contained between two parallel rectangular plates whose cross-sectional size is A and whose separation is d with d ≪ A1/2 ; η is determined by the force needed to keep one plate moving with fixed velocity relative to the other.
Response to D.T. Son's comment on ``Is there a `most perfect fluid' consistent with quantum field theory?''
Just imagine a “battle of the sexes” in a group of friends (rather than between two players), where men prefer to watch soccer and women prefer to see a cultural performance, to discuss a stereotypical example.
Cooperation, Norms, and Revolutions: A Unified Game-Theoretical Approach
Pervasiveness and correlates of implicit attitudes and stereotypes.
Scientific Utopia: II. Restructuring incentives and practices to promote truth over publishability
Also, notice that the topic starting with “beauty” is dominated by romantic words such as “boyfriend” and “girlfriend”, and is popular/correlated only with sports — perhaps this lends some truth to the stereotype that school athletes lead especially active romantic lives.
Understanding the Interaction between Interests, Conversations and Friendships in Facebook
Physicists are not known for their humility, and some physicists have presented their work in a manner that plays into this stereotype.
Physicists attempt to scale the ivory towers of finance