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Definition of "stereotypic" [ste•re•o•typ•ic]

  • Of, pertaining to or characteristic of a stereotype; stereotypical (adjective)

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Use "stereotypic" in a sentence
  • "KARTZINEL: From a parent's point of view, autism is the sudden loss or deteriorating loss of eye contact, social skills, communicative skills, they become very repetitive in their play, they become what we call stereotypic, or common word is stimming, where they'll flap."
  • "Repeated, purposeless motions-what zoo professionals call "stereotypic behavior"-is a pretty clear sign of a troubled animal."
  • "It is called stereotypic behavior and it is, unfortunately, common among polar bears and other species in captivity."