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prejudice
used in Jane Eyre

5 uses
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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
  • Mr. Rowland Rochester was not quite just to Mr. Edward; and perhaps he prejudiced his father against him.
    Chapter 13 (94% in)
  • I feared early instilled prejudice: I wanted to have you safe before hazarding confidences.
    Chapter 27 (74% in)
  • I had a feeling that she wished me away: that she did not understand me or my circumstances; that she was prejudiced against me.
    Chapter 29 (4% in)
  • Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilised by education: they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.
    Chapter 29 (19% in)
  • Firm, faithful, and devoted, full of energy, and zeal, and truth, he labours for his race; he clears their painful way to improvement; he hews down like a giant the prejudices of creed and caste that encumber it.
    Chapter 38 — Conclusion (84% in)

There are no more uses of "prejudice" in Jane Eyre.

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