Definition for prejudice

verb as in influence another's beliefs without basis, information

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Example Sentences

They are flesh-and-blood evidence of the ways in which our prejudices and stereotypes hinder the economic stability of the hardest workers and professional advancement of some of this country’s most talented residents.

The duke, the lady and the baby-face queen — these characters’ struggles are not framed by slavery or prejudice.

As Hinds and other critics pointed out, the show also explicitly references slavery — so the “fantasy” of this 1813 is still anchored in the reality of systemic prejudice.

From Vox

For once, death, and the death in life of prejudice, could claim nothing but the skeleton of an old man.

Quantum mechanics needs no particular interpretation if it is formulated without the preexisting prejudice that nature should exhibit cause-and-effect determinism.

I do, however, intend it to sound mean about the reactionary, prejudice-infested place she comes from.

A few days ago, he criticized his home state of Alabama for its entrenched prejudice.

But the exemption was also born of prejudice and discrimination.

So specious, in fact, that they are increasingly seen to be rationales to cover outdated forms of prejudice.

If The Biggest Loser could correct this misconception, it would do a lot to reduce anti-obesity prejudice.

Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.

Thou fell spirit of pride, prejudice, ignorance, and mauvaise honte!

It is beyond the comprehension of any man not blinded by superstition, not warped by prejudice and old-time convention.

The last vestige of her prejudice against Indians had melted and gone, in the presence of their simple-hearted friendliness.

With Monsieur de Lussigny,” he interposed, “it is a matter of prejudice, not of principle.


On this page you'll find 176 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prejudice, such as: animosity, bias, bigotry, chauvinism, discrimination, and enmity.

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