Definition of Prejudice:

  1. Give rise to prejudice in (someone); make biased.

  2. General: Irrational, preconceived opinion that leads to preferential treatment to some people and unfavorable bias or hostility against others, due to ignorance (or in direct contradiction) of facts. Prejudice literally means, pre-judgment.

  3. Harm or injury that results or may result from some action or judgment.

  4. Cause harm to (a state of affairs).

  5. Law: Damage to or detriment of the rights of a party resulting from a judgment, or the actions of another party. See also with prejudice and without prejudice.

  6. Preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience.

Synonyms of Prejudice

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How to use Prejudice in a sentence?

  1. Women are often subject to gender-related prejudice in the workplace, which results in things like a greater likelihood to be subjected to sexual harassment or to be passed over for a promotion.
  2. Most Americans use prejudice against foreigners, claiming that they are typical of some behavior associated with their race or heritage.
  3. The statement might prejudice the jury.
  4. It is not good to have prejudice against buying any used car because often times the engine remains powerful even though the outside may look aged and rusty.
  5. Prejudice resulting from delay in the institution of the proceedings.
  6. Delay is likely to prejudice the childs welfare.
  7. English prejudice against foreigners.

Meaning of Prejudice & Prejudice Definition