Origin of prejudicial
Examples from the Web for prejudicial
That assertion, given by Shore in a pre-trial deposition, would have been too prejudicial to present to the jury, the court ruled.Money, Murder, and Adoption: The Wild Trial of the Polo King|Jacqui Goddard|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Positive individual income shocks produce changes in lifestyles which may well be prejudicial to health," the report reads.
Every important perspective on this issue is opposed to justice being hobbled by “unwritten laws” of prejudicial entitlement.
But ignorance and indifference are facts; and, while and where they exist, they are prejudicial to the growth of mind and body.Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions|George S. Boutwell
A thing that was prejudicial to the better nature of a man must, she thought, belong to ways of Sin.Armorel of Lyonesse|Walter Besant
But this misunderstanding with the French court had the most prejudicial influence upon his future operations.The Thirty Years War, Complete|Friedrich Schiller
Moreover, it must be prejudicial to the national interest to impose parliamentary taxes.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker
These useful qualities, unfortunately, are too often prejudicial to its growth.Man and Nature|George P. Marsh
British Dictionary definitions for prejudicial
Word Origin and History for prejudicial
early 15c., "causing prejudice;" 1530s, "full of prejudice," from prejudice (n.) + -al (1), or else from Middle French prejudicial and directly from Medieval Latin prejudicialis "injurious," from Latin praeiudicium.