From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprejudicedprej‧u‧diced /ˈpredʒədɪst/ ●●○ adjective 🔊 🔊 1DON'T LIKEhaving an unreasonabledislike of someone or something, especially a dislike of a group of people who belong to a different race, sex, or religion – used to show disapproval 🔊 Some officers were racially prejudiced. 🔊 an intolerant and prejudiced manprejudiced against 🔊 The early Christian church was prejudiced against the Jews. 🔊 Environmentalists are prejudiced against the dam.2seriously affected by a bad situation 🔊 The council must provide housing for young people whose welfare is seriously prejudiced.
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prejudiced• The author was keen that neither himself nor his readership should be considered prejudiced.• People around here are sometimes prejudiced against Catholics.• He denies that he is prejudiced against women.• I stress this in order to underline that the view which I express is idiosyncratic, prejudiced and probably heretical.• You argue with one another and put it down to the fact that people who are prejudiced are ignorant.• Do more prejudiced children differ in their popularity and selfesteem?• Instead they show to my prejudiced eyes that the sea changes were very rapid indeed.• She's the most prejudiced person I've ever known.• Either way, the prejudiced persons are attempting to justify their position by adopting either a theoretical or empiricalperspective.• an outdated and prejudiced set of laws• It is obviously a prejudiced system.• Even todaySouthern states are seen as being more racially prejudiced than other states.• For instance, it has been suggested that the prejudiced themes exist at a psychologically deeper level than the denial of prejudice.prejudiced against• Some of the older employees are prejudiced against using e-mail.• Many of them admitted being prejudiced against white people.