Prejudice

  • An unfavourable opinion or feeling formed before hand or without knowledge, thought or reason.
  • Any preconceived opinion or feeling, either favourable or unfavourable.

Unreasonable feelings, opinions or attitudes, especially of hostile nature, regarding an ethnic, racial, social, or religious group.

  • Such attitudes considered collectively; “The war against prejudice is never-ending.”
  • Damage or injury; detriment; “A law that operated to the prejudice of the majority.”
  • Synonyms: Preconception, partiality, predilection, predisposition, bias, influence.
  • To give rise to prejudice in (someone); make biased.

Preconceived option that is not based on reason or actual experience; “Male prejudice about women.” or “English prejudice against foreigners.”

People will and can be prejudice about almost anything, examples: Their sex, gender, beliefs, values, social class, age, disability, religion, sexuality, race/ethnicity, language, beauty, occupation, education, criminality, sport team affiliation, etc.

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(Shown in Notebook 1, page 55 – 56)