An example of prejudice is racism.
An example of prejudice is liking a person because they have blue eyes.
An example of prejudice is not liking someone because they don't share your religion.
- without detriment or injury
- without dismissal of or detriment to (a legal right, claim, etc.)
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of prejudice
- Middle English from Old French from Latin praeiūdicium prae- pre- iūdicium judgment (from iūdex iūdic- judge deik- in Indo-European roots)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French prejudice, from Latin praeiÅ«dicium (“previous judgment or damage"), from prae- (“before") + iÅ«dicium (“judgment").