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prejudice

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of prejudice

  1. 1 an attitude that always favors one way of feeling or acting especially without considering any other possibilities <her lifelong prejudice against doing “dirty” jobs> Synonyms favor, nonobjectivity, one-sidedness, partiality, parti pris, partisanship, ply, bias, tendentiousnessRelated Words chauvinism, cronyism, favoritism, nepotism; self-opinionatedness, self-partiality; bent, inclination, leaning, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency; preconception, prejudgment, prepossessionNear Antonyms calm, detachment, dispassion, indifference; aversion, dislike, distaste, hate, scunnerAntonyms impartiality, neutrality, objectivity, open-mindedness, unbiasedness

  2. 2 hatred of or discrimination against a person or persons based on their race <fought racial prejudice through the use of the court system> Synonyms racism, racialismRelated Words race-baiting; apartheid, jim crow, segregation, separatism; bigotry, intolerance, narrow-mindedness, narrownessNear Antonyms antidiscrimination, antiracism, antisegregation; assimilationism




prejudice

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of prejudice

  1. to cause to have often negative opinions formed without sufficient knowledge <all the bad stories I had heard about the incoming CEO prejudiced me against him even before the first meeting> Synonyms bias, poison, turn Related Words dispose, incline, predispose; influence, prepossess; convince, persuade, suggest





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