Definition of prejudiced
: resulting from or having a prejudice or bias for or especially against
Examples of prejudiced in a Sentence
Most Americans deny being prejudiced against people of other races.
I was prejudiced against the movie because of its title.
Recent Examples of prejudiced from the Web
Here was one of her fecund mind’s most enduring creations, Fitzwilliam Darcy, proud and prejudiced and Fabio-ed.
Trump's prejudiced worldview of black American life was laid bare.
Last spring, Alexandra Filindra explained the research, including her own, that has found that support for gun rights, and against gun regulation, is strongest among whites who are racially prejudiced.
YouTube disabled the comments section, because the remarks were so prejudiced.
Marches against Islamic law were planned Saturday in more than two dozen cities across the United States, but scholars and others say the protesters are stoking unfounded fears and promoting a distorted and prejudiced view of the religion.
Know that machines can be racist (or sexist, or otherwise prejudiced).
The film tells the story of a prideful poor girl and a prejudiced rich dude who fall madly in love with each other even as every bone in their bodies protests.
Abear also pointed out the relationship between two female friends — one who is prejudiced and the other who doesn't have those same beliefs.
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Prejudice: For or Against?
Although prejudice, with its connotations of intolerance
I, too, appreciate projects that treat a difficult subject with rigor, although I'll confess to harboring a bit of prejudice toward thing-biographies.
Adam Baer, Harper's, May 2011
That's true for the participial adjective prejudiced as well:
“The question itself as posed in the survey obviously is prejudiced in favor of the program,” said Tod Story, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada.
Neal Morton, Las Vegas Review Journal, 2 Aug. 2016
In negative constructions, prejudice and prejudiced often precede against:
Lee County Circuit Judge Jacob Walker on Tuesday ruled that claims of juror misconduct by former House Speaker Mike Hubbard failed to show that the jury was prejudiced against Hubbard.
Mike Cason, AL.com, 19 Oct. 2016
First Known Use of prejudiced
PREJUDICED Defined for Kids
Definition of prejudiced for Students
: having or showing an unfair dislike of a person or group because of some characteristic (as race or religion) a prejudiced comment
Legal Definition of prejudiced
: resulting from or having a prejudice or bias for or especially against alleged that the trial judge was prejudiced
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