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prejudices, plural;
  1. Give rise to prejudice in (someone); make biased
    • - the statement might prejudice the jury
  2. Cause harm to (a state of affairs)
    • - delay is likely to prejudice the child's welfare
  1. Preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience
    • - English prejudice against foreigners
    • - anti-Jewish prejudices
  2. Dislike, hostility, or unjust behavior formed on such a basis
    • - accusations of racial prejudice
  3. Harm or injury that results or may result from some action or judgment
    • - prejudice resulting from delay in the institution of the proceedings

  1. bias: a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
  2. disadvantage by prejudice
  3. influence (somebody's) opinion in advance
  4. (prejudiced) emanating from a person's emotions and prejudices
  5. A prejudice is a prejudgment: i.e. an assumption made about someone or something before having adequate knowledge to be able to do so with guaranteed accuracy. ...
  6. An adverse judgement or opinion formed beforehand or without knowledge of the facts; Any preconceived opinion or feeling, whether positive or negative; An irrational hostile attitude, fear or hatred towards a particular group, race or religion; The damage caused by such fear or hatred; ...
  7. (Prejudiced) have pre-formed biases or judgments, whether negative or positive.
  8. to injure, or harm because of some action
  9. A judgment or opinion formed before the facts are known. In most cases, these opinions are founded on suspicion, intolerance, and the irrational hatred of other races, religions, creeds, or nationalities.
  10. When a person dislikes another for no good reason, or has formed a hostile opinion of someone before even getting to know them.
  11. an opinion or attitude that can be positive or negative but is often negative and aimed at people who are not cultural "insiders."
  12. A predetermined judgment (based on faulty interpretation) made using wrong or distorted facts. This attitude, usually negative, is directed toward a person or group of people. Prejudiced thinking may result in acts of discrimination.
  13. To make a judgment about an individual or group of individuals on the basis of their social, physical or cultural characteristics. Such judgments are usually negative, but prejudice can also be exercised to give undue favour and advantage to members of particular groups. ...
  14. A frame of mind that tends to prejudge a person, or a group, unfavourably, by attributing to every member or a group characteristic falsely attributed to the group as a whole. ...
  15. An attitude that predisposes a person to think, feel or perceive and act in a favourable or unfavourable way towards a group or its individual members.
  16. A judgment, belief, opinion, point of view — favorable or unfavorable — formed before the facts are known, resistant to evidence and reason, or in disregard of facts which contradict it. Self-announced prejudice is rare. ...
  17. An attitude or opinion that is held in the absence of (or despite) full information. Typically it is negative in nature and based on faulty, distorted or unsubstantiated information that is over generalized and relatively in-flexible. Prejudices can be conscious or relatively unconscious.
  18. preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience; dislike, hostility or unjust behavior formed on such a bias.
  19. The acts of judging someone or something based on stereotypes.
  20. Prejudice generally refers to existing unreasonable biases often based on social stereotypes; and at its most extreme, results in groups being denied basic freedoms and rights. ...
  21. Latin roots means “pre-judgment”; to hold an adverse opinion or belief without just ground or before acquiring sufficient knowledge; the functions of prejudice are to avoid punishment or receive rewards, to protect one’s self-esteem against awareness of one’s limitations, to hold to the values ...
  22. a preconceived opinion, usually springing from feeling rather than evidence and balanced judgement
  23. Hatred of a particular group, race, or religion.
  24. Negative beliefs, attitudes, or feelings about a person's entire character based on only one characteristic.  This belief is often based on faulty information.
  25. The Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship Commission defines prejudice as “an opinion or judgement, frequently unfavourable, based on irrelevant considerations, inadequate knowledge, or inaccurate stereotyping.