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Definition of Prejudice


  1. Foresight.
  2. 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.
  3. A bias on the part of judge, juror, or witness which interferes with fairness of judgment.
  4. Mischief; hurt; damage; injury; detriment.
  5. 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; as, to prejudice a critic or a juryman.
  6. To obstruct or injure by prejudices, or by previous bias of the mind; hence, generally, to hurt; to damage; to injure; to impair; as, to prejudice a good cause.


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Prejudice Translations

prejudice in Danish is fordom
prejudice in Dutch is vooroordeel, vooringenomenheid
prejudice in German is Vorurteil, Vorurteil, Schaden
prejudice in Italian is pregiudizio
prejudice in Portuguese is preconceito
prejudice in Spanish is prejuicio, preocupacion