definition which applies to most people in this god forsaken world describing those who discriminate against, exploit and abuse animals in ways that they wouldn't dream of doing themselves simply because everyone else is doing it. With some thought speciesism would end in a heartbeat.
johny got his burger from mcdonald's not thinking twice of the misery, suffering and torment the animal had suffered to make his burger because he was a speciesist.
by drummunkey November 26, 2010
Derogatory term for someone who regards our fellow humans as more worthy of our care and attention than other forms of life, used by the kind of person who wants everyone to be eaten by lions on the Serengheti.
by Fearman August 28, 2007
Speciesism: A failure, in attitude or practice, to accord any nonhuman being equal consideration and respect. (From Joan Dunayer's book SPECIESISM)
Culturally indoctrinated from birth, nonvegan humans are largely ignorant of, and indifferent to, the cruelty and injustice of vivisection, the pelt industry, food-industry enslavement and slaughter, and other forms of speciesist abuse.
by VegaLyra October 26, 2016