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prejudicial (adj.)

early 15c., "causing prejudice, injurious to the rights, interests, etc. of another;" 1530s, "full of prejudice," from prejudice (n.) + -al (1), or else from Old French prejudicial and directly from Medieval Latin prejudicialis "injurious," from Latin praeiudicium.

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Definitions of prejudicial

prejudicial (adj.)
(sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury;
the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant
Synonyms: damaging / detrimental / prejudicious
prejudicial (adj.)
tending to favor preconceived ideas;
the presence of discriminatory or prejudicial attitudes in the white population
Synonyms: prejudicious
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