Definition of Prejudiced in English :

Define Prejudiced in English

Prejudiced meaning in English

Meaning of Prejudiced in English

Pronunciation of Prejudiced in English

Prejudiced pronunciation in English

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see synonyms of prejudiced


1. prejudiced

emanating from a person's emotions and prejudices

2. discriminatory, prejudiced

being biased or having a belief or attitude formed beforehand

Example Sentences:
'a prejudiced judge'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of prejudiced
having an opinion formed beforehand, esp an unfavourable one based on inadequate facts
He has a very prejudiced view of life in Britain.
People were prejudiced against Deirdre before they had even met her.
They think employment legislation is prejudiced in favour of minorities.
intolerant of or disliking people of a specific race, religion, etc
I'm not prejudiced.
Some landlords are racially prejudiced.
He was also prejudiced against Jews.
an effort by the army to demonstrate that it was not prejudiced against Islam

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see synonyms of prejudiced
a. The act or state of holding unreasonable preconceived judgments or convictions: “This is not actually a volume of the best short stories … These are just the stories that I like best, and I am full of prejudice and strong opinions” (Ann Patchett).
b. An adverse judgment or opinion formed unfairly or without knowledge of the facts: a boy with a prejudice against unfamiliar foods.
2. Irrational suspicion or hatred of a particular social group, such as a race or the adherents of a religion.
a. Detriment or harm caused to a person, especially in a legal case: The delay operated to her prejudice.
b. Preclusionary effect, preventing further pursuit of one's interests: The case was dismissed with prejudice.
tr.v. prej·u·diced, prej·u·dic·ing, prej·u·dic·es
1. To fill with prejudice or cause to judge with prejudice: My rural upbringing has prejudiced me against living in the city. See Synonyms at bias.
2. To affect detrimentally or harmfully by a judgment or act: Negative media coverage prejudiced people's opinion of the mayor.

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