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    Looking for a word

    Hello all,

    What could be said of a person who judges people on basis of whether their interests are kiddish or mature. For example, someone at age 30 likes playing video games and he is ridiculed saying "Wow, you play video games at 30, are u a kid". What would you call this person or this judging.

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    #2

    Re: Looking for a word


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    #3

    Re: Looking for a word

    A one-sided judgement?

    Not a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: Looking for a word

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    A one-sided judgement?

    Not a teacher.
    No.

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    #5

    Re: Looking for a word

    judgmental?

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    #6

    Re: Looking for a word

    ageist (or agist).

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    #7

    Re: Looking for a word

    critical

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    #8

    Re: Looking for a word

    They should, of course, say "Wow, you play video games at 30, are you a kid?"
    ​I would say they were being judgmental.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    #9

    Re: Looking for a word

    "What would you call this person or this judging."
    I understood that the OP already knows that this is judgemental.

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    #10

    Re: Looking for a word

    How about supercilious?

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