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prejudice
used in Pride and Prejudice

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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
  • And never allow yourself to be blinded by prejudice?
    Chapter 18 (31% in)
  • With a strong prejudice against everything he might say, she began his account of what had happened at Netherfield.
    Chapter 36 (5% in)
  • Of neither Darcy nor Wickham could she think without feeling she had been blind, partial, prejudiced, absurd.
    Chapter 36 (72% in)
  • But the misfortune of speaking with bitterness is a most natural consequence of the prejudices I had been encouraging.
    Chapter 40 (47% in)
  • The general prejudice against Mr. Darcy is so violent, that it would be the death of half the good people in Meryton to attempt to place him in an amiable light.
    Chapter 40 (54% in)
  • She related the subjects of the pictures, the dimensions of the rooms, and the price of the furniture, in vain, Mr. Gardiner, highly amused by the kind of family prejudice to which he attributed her excessive commendation of her master, soon led again to the subject; and she dwelt with energy on his many merits as they proceeded together up the great staircase.
    Chapter 43 (29% in)
  • Elizabeth was pleased to find that he had not betrayed the interference of his friend; for, though Jane had the most generous and forgiving heart in the world, she knew it was a circumstance which must prejudice her against him.
    Chapter 55 (92% in)
  • She explained what its effect on her had been, and how gradually all her former prejudices had been removed.
    Chapter 58 (49% in)

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