Adultism has been defined as "the power adults have over children". More narrowly, 'adultism is prejudice and accompanying systematic discrimination against young people'. On a more philosophical basis, the term has also been defined as "bias towards adults... and the social addiction to adults, including their ideas, activities, and attitudes."
n. A predisposition towards adults (or a bias against children).
Usage examples of "adultism".
My displays of adultism are minor legends wherever children congregate.