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Synonyms for prejudiceˈprɛdʒ ə dɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bias, prejudice, preconception(verb)

    a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation

    Synonyms:
    preconceived notion, prejudice, preconceived opinion, prepossession, parti pris, diagonal, bias, preconceived idea, preconception

  2. prejudice(verb)

    disadvantage by prejudice

    Synonyms:
    prepossess

  3. prejudice, prepossess(verb)

    influence (somebody's) opinion in advance

    Synonyms:
    prepossess, prejudice

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prejudice

    A presumption (literally, a taking beforehand) is a partial decision formed in advance of argument or evidence, usually grounded on some general principle, and always held subject to revision upon fuller information. A prejudice or prepossession is grounded often on feeling, fancy, associations, etc. A prejudice against foreigners is very common in retired communities. There is always a presumption in favor of what exists, so that the burden of proof is upon one who advocates a change. A prepossession is always favorable, a prejudice always unfavorable, unless the contrary is expressly stated. Compare INJURY.

    Synonyms:
    bias, partiality, preconception, prepossession, presumption, unfairness

    Antonyms:
    certainty, conclusion, conviction, demonstration, evidence, proof, reason, reason, reasoning

    Preposition:
    Against; rarely, in favor of, in one's favor.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prejudice(n.)

    Synonyms:
    prejudgment, prepossession, bias

  2. prejudice(n.)

    Synonyms:
    harm, mischief, hurt, detriment, injury, damage, disadvantage

  3. prejudice(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    bias, warp, prepossess

  4. prejudice(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    injure, damage, hurt, impair


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