Prejudice

When a person dislikes another for no good reason, or has formed a hostile opinion of someone before even getting to know them.

Prejudice

The holding of preconceived ideas about an individual or group, ideas that are resistant to change even in the face of new information. Prejudice may be either positive or negative.
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prejudice

[v] - disadvantage by prejudice 2. [v] - influence (somebody`s) opinion in advance
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Prejudice

a rigid and irrational generalisation about an entire category of people
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Prejudice

Prej'u·dice noun [ French préjudice , Latin praejudicium ; prae before + judicium judgment. See Prejudicate , Judicial .] 1. Foresight. [ Obsolete] « Naught might hinder his quick prejudize Spenser. 2. An o...
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Prejudice

Prej'u·dice transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Prejudiced ; present participle & verbal noun Prejudicing .] [ Confer French préjudicier . See Prejudice , noun ] 1. To cause to h...
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prejudice

A preconceived judgment made without adequate evidence and not easily alterable by presentation of contrary evidence. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Prejudice

• (n.) 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. &...
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prejudice

(from the article `social psychology`) Research has been directed to how social perception is affected by cultural stereotypes (e.g., racial prejudice), by inferences from different verbal ... A great deal of research has been done on factors underlying racial prejudice, but the understanding thus obtained has not had much effect upon t...
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Prejudice

A negative attitude directed toward people simply because they are members of a specific social group.
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prejudice

prejudice, unsubstantiated prejudgment of an individual or group, favorable or unfavorable in character, tending to action in a consonant direction. The hostility that prejudice can engender and the discrimination to which it may lead on the part of a dominant population toward an ethnic group, gend...
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Prejudice

To decide beforehand; to lean in favor of one side of a cause for some reason or other than its justice.A judge ought to be without prejudice, and he cannot therefore sit in a case where he has any interest, or when a near relation is a partt, or where he has been of counsel for one of the parties.In the civil law prejudice signifies a tort or inju...
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Prejudice

[legal procedure] Prejudice is a legal term with different meanings when used in criminal, civil or common law. In general, an action taken with prejudice indicates misconduct on the part of the party who filed the claim and forbids that party from refiling the case, while without prejudice often refers to procedural problems where the part...
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Prejudice

Prejudice is prejudgment, or forming an opinion before becoming aware of the relevant facts of a case. The word is often used to refer to preconceived, usually unfavorable, judgments toward people or a person because of gender, political opinion, social class, age, disability, religion, sexuality, race/ethnicity, language, nationality or other per...
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Prejudice

Unfair harm to one party.
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Prejudice

A pre-judgment or unjustifiable, and usually negative, attitude of one type of individual or groups toward another group and its members. Such negative attitudes are typically based on unsupported generalizations (or stereotypes) that deny the right of individual members of certain groups to be recognized and treated as individuals with individual ...
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Prejudice

An attitude, opinion, or feeling formed without adequate prior knowledge, thought, or reason. Prejudice can be prejudgment for or against any individual, group, or object. Any individual or group can hold prejudice(s) towards another individual, group, or object.
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Prejudice

Judging someone without knowing them, on the basis of what they look like or what group they belong to, e.g. all black people are good dancers.
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Prejudice

Literally means “pre-judgement, forming a view about a person in advance”. For example, racial prejudice is having a negative opinion or attitude about an individual or group based solely upon their race or skin colour.
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Prejudice

A learned attitude toward a target object, involving negative affect (dislike or fear), negative beliefs (stereotypes) that justify the attitude, and a behavioral intention to avoid, control, dominate, or eliminate the target object.
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prejudice

influence someone's opinion in advance
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