This kind of prejudice harms innocent people, whether Muslim or mistakenly thought to be Muslim.
“It really feels like a rule from yesterday, full of prejudice,” Schmidt says.
Shortly thereafter, Adelson agreed to dismiss the lawsuit with prejudice.
Her references to Pride and prejudice are blatant and playful.
They are solely and simply the consequence of ancient brutality, past injustice, and present prejudice.
There's a thousand years of prejudice and bigotry concentrated in you.
Yet is that instinct of the conscience which resists every argument really a prejudice?
I began to think she had a prejudice against my uncle Silas.
He had a prejudice against people who wrote or talked in that way.
Its attitude towards Chinese and Mongols showed no prejudice and was dictated by policy.
c.1300, "despite, contempt," from Old French prejudice "prejudice, damage" (13c.), from Medieval Latin prejudicium "injustice," from Latin praeiudicium "prior judgment," from prae- "before" (see pre-) + iudicium "judgment," from iudex (genitive iudicis) "a judge" (see judge (v.)). Meaning "injury, physical harm" is mid-14c., as is legal sense "detriment or damage caused by the violation of a legal right." Meaning "preconceived opinion" (especially but not necessarily unfavorable) is from late 14c. in English.
mid-15c., "to injure or be detrimental to," from prejudice (n.). The meaning "to affect or fill with prejudice" is from c.1600. Related: Prejudiced; prejudicing.
A hostile opinion about some person or class of persons. Prejudice is socially learned and is usually grounded in misconception, misunderstanding, and inflexible generalizations. In particular, African-Americans have been victims of prejudice on a variety of social, economic, and political levels. (See civil rights movement and segregation.)