Simple Definition of prejudicial
: showing an unfair feeling of dislike for a person or group because of race, sex, religion, etc. : showing prejudice
: causing or likely to cause injury or harm to someone or something
Examples of prejudicial in a sentence
The judge ruled that the prejudicial effect of the evidence outweighed its value.
<pretrial publicity that may be extremely prejudicial to a defendant's right to a fair trial>
First Known Use of prejudicial
Legal Definition of prejudicial
: having the effect of prejudice: as a : tending to injure or impair rights <such a transfer would be prejudicial to other creditors> b : leading to a decision or judgment on an improper basis <the evidence was excluded because it was more prejudicial than probative>
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