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Definition 1: a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for prejudice in the sense of this definition

(prejudice is a kind of ...) an inclination to favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives

(... is a kind of prejudice ) a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature

(... is a kind of prejudice ) extreme prejudice

(... is a kind of prejudice ) (psychology) bias introduced by an experimenter whose expectations about the outcome of the experiment can be subtly communicated to the participants in the experiment

(... is a kind of prejudice ) prejudice against (fear or dislike of) homosexual people and homosexuality

(... is a kind of prejudice ) prejudice against Muslims

"Muslim intellectuals are afraid of growing Islamophobia in the West"

(... is a kind of prejudice ) the prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races

(... is a kind of prejudice ) an intentional and controversial bias

Definition 2: influence (somebody's) opinion in advance - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for prejudice in the sense of this definition

(prejudice is a kind of ...) have and exert influence or effect

"The artist's work influenced the young painter" "She worked on her friends to support the political candidate"

(... is a kind of prejudice ) cause to be biased

(... is a kind of prejudice ) influence in an unfair way

"you are biasing my choice by telling me yours"

(prejudice is a kind of ...) put at a disadvantage; hinder, harm

"This rule clearly disadvantages me"

(prejudice belongs to category ...) judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments

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