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prejudice
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
to have unreasonable belief that is unfair to members of a race, religion, or other group

or more generally:

to have (or create in others) an unreasonable belief that prevents objective (unbiased) consideration of an issue or situation
  • It was one of those rare smiles ... [that] concentrated on you with an irresistible prejudice in your favor. It understood you just so far as you wanted to be understood, believed in you as you would like to believe in yourself, and assured you that it had precisely the impression of  you that, at your best, you hoped to convey.
    p. 48.3
prejudice = bias (unreasonable belief) (in this case, favoritism)
There are no more uses of "prejudice" in The Great Gatsby.

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