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I have a suspicion, though I'm not certain, that the verb "nag" may be considered sexist. Is the term "nagware", describing software that constantly asks the user to pay for it, considered sexist?
No—in this context, nagging is just persistent and annoying urging. It’s not exclusive to women.
There is a negative stereotype that women nag their male children and partners. Nagging wife or nagging mother could therefore be considered sexist, but nagging software or nagware is not.
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