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prejudiced

adjective

Simple Definition of prejudiced

  • : having or showing an unfair feeling of dislike for a person or group because of race, sex, religion, etc.

  • : having a feeling or like or dislike for something or someone

Full Definition of prejudiced

  1. :  resulting from or having a prejudice or bias for or especially against

Examples of prejudiced

  1. Most Americans deny being prejudiced against people of other races.

  2. I was prejudiced against the movie because of its title.



1579

First Known Use of prejudiced

1579


PREJUDICED Defined for Kids

prejudiced

adjective prej·u·diced \ˈpre-jə-dəst\

Definition of prejudiced

  1. :  having or showing an unfair dislike of a person or group because of some characteristic (as race or religion) <a prejudiced comment>





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