prejudicial

[ prej-uh-dish-uh l ]
/ ˌprɛdʒ əˈdɪʃ əl /

adjective

causing prejudice or disadvantage; detrimental.

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Origin of prejudicial

1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin praejūdiciālis; see prejudice, -al1

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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH prejudicial

prejudiced prejudicial
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British Dictionary definitions for prejudicial

prejudicial
/ (ˌprɛdʒʊˈdɪʃəl) /

adjective

causing prejudice; detrimental or damaging

Derived forms of prejudicial

prejudicially, adverb
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