prejudice

Definitions:

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  • The act or state of holding unreasonable preconceived judgments or convictions.
  • An adverse judgment or opinion formed unfairly or without knowledge of the facts.
  • Irrational suspicion or hatred of a particular social group, such as a race or the adherents of a religion.
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  • Detriment or harm caused to a person, especially in a legal case.
  • Preclusionary effect, preventing further pursuit of one's interests.
  • To fill with prejudice or cause to judge with prejudice. <i>synonym</i>: <strong> bias</strong>.
  • To affect detrimentally or harmfully by a judgment or act.
  • To implant a prejudice in the mind of; bias; give an unfair bent to.
  • To create a prejudice against; injure by prejudice; hurt, impair, or damage in any way.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> To prepossess, warp.
  • An opinion or decision formed without due examination of the facts or arguments which are necessary to a just and impartial determination; a prejudgment; also, a state of mind which forms or induces prejudgment; bias or leaning, favorable or unfavorable; prepossession: when used absolutely, generally with an unfavorable meaning: as, a man of many <em>prejudices;</em> we should clear our minds of <em>prejudice.</em>
  • Injury, as resulting from unfavorable prejudgment; detriment; hurt; damage.
  • To cause to have prejudice; to prepossess with opinions formed without due knowledge or examination; to bias the mind of, by hasty and incorrect notions; to give an unreasonable bent to, as to one side or the other of a cause.
  • To obstruct or injure by prejudices, or by previous bias of the mind; hence, generally, to hurt; to damage; to injure; to impair.
  • Foresight.
  • An opinion or judgment formed without due examination; prejudgment; a leaning toward one side of a question from other considerations than those belonging to it; an unreasonable predilection for, or objection against, anything; especially, an opinion or leaning adverse to anything, without just grounds, or before sufficient knowledge.
  • A bias on the part of judge, juror, or witness which interferes with fairness of judgment.
  • Mischief; hurt; damage; injury; detriment.
  • An adverse <xref>judgment</xref> or <xref>opinion</xref> formed <xref>beforehand</xref> or without knowledge of the facts.
  • Any <xref>preconceived</xref> opinion or <xref>feeling</xref>, whether positive or negative.
  • An <xref>irrational</xref> hostile attitude, <xref>fear</xref> or <xref>hatred</xref> towards a particular <xref>group</xref>, <xref>race</xref> or <xref>religion</xref>.
  • The <xref>damage</xref> caused by such fear or hatred.
  • <xref>Knowledge</xref> formed in advance; <xref>foresight</xref>, <xref>presaging</xref>.
  • To have a negative <xref>impact</xref> on someone's position, chances etc.
  • To cause prejudice.
  • influence (somebody's) opinion in advance
  • a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
  • disadvantage by prejudice
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