|Origin:||Latin praejudicium, from judicium 'judgment'|
1 [uncountable and countable]
an unreasonable dislike and distrust of people who are different from you in some way, especially because of their race, sex, religion etc - used to show disapproval:
Women still face prejudice in the workplace.
It takes a long time to overcome these kinds of prejudices.
a cultural prejudice against fat people
Asian pupils complained of racial prejudice at the school.
without harming or affecting something:
He was able to turn down the promotion without prejudice, and applied again several years later.
in a way that has a harmful effect or influence on something