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incelInvoluntarily Celibate
incelInternational Centre for English Language (Malaysia)
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"Incel" is a portmanteau for "involuntarily celibate."
Meanwhile, incels"--who are predominantly white--view Jewish men and men of other races as being an undeserving obstacle between themselves and the white women they desire.
(1) Abby Ohlheiser, 'Inside the Online World of "Incels," the Dark Corner of the Internet Linked to the Toronto Suspect', The Washington Post, 25 April 2018, <>, accessed 19 June 2018.
Incel NA, Ceceli E, Durukan PB, Erdem HR, Yorgancioglu ZR.
This toxic subset of devotees -- overlapping with elements of the far-right and the misogynist "incel" men's movement -- are angry that the new films are no longer targeted solely at them.
Minassian belongs to an online group called Incel, which stands for Involuntary Celibate, a mysogynistic rabble who believe they're being unfairly denied love and validation by women because they're unattractive or socially awkward.
Columnist Moran asked the question after it emerged the Toronto murder suspect was 'incel' - involuntarily celibate.
Just before, he had written on Facebook: "The Incel Rebellion has already begun.
"Incel" is an abbreviation of "involuntary celibacy," or some variation thereof.
Incel, "Towards detection of bad habits by fusing smartphone and smartwatch sensors," in Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communication Workshops (PerCom Workshops), pp.
(26.) Tecer D, Sezgin M, Kanik A, incel NA, Cimen OB, Bicer A, Jahin G.
Sezgin M, Hasanefendioglu EZ, Sungur MA, Incel NA, Cimen OB, Kanik A, et al.