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prejudice
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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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
  • But, indeed, I am not prejudiced beyond the power of conviction.
    Chapters 57-58 (39% in)
  • "Say this to him: 'Sire, you are deceived as to the feeling in France, as to the opinions of the towns, and the prejudices of the army; he whom in Paris you call the Corsican ogre, who at Nevers is styled the usurper, is already saluted as Bonaparte at Lyons, and emperor at Grenoble.
    Chapters 11-12 (91% in)
  • Louis XVIII. made but a faint attempt to parry this unexpected blow; the monarchy he had scarcely reconstructed tottered on its precarious foundation, and at a sign from the emperor the incongruous structure of ancient prejudices and new ideas fell to the ground.
    Chapters 13-14 (2% in)
  • I cannot account for it, but she seems to entertain some prejudice against the Danglars.
    Chapters 53-54 (69% in)
  • You must resolve upon one simple and single line of conduct, and for a man of your intelligence, this plan is as easy as it is necessary; you must form honorable friendships, and by that means counteract the prejudice which may attach to the obscurity of your former life.
    Chapters 55-56 (67% in)
  • They read to Noirtier the formal copy of a will, in order to give him an idea of the terms in which such documents are generally couched; then, in order to test the capacity of the testator, the first notary said, turning towards him,—"When an individual makes his will, it is generally in favor or in prejudice of some person."
    Chapters 59-60 (23% in)
  • "Yes," said Madame de Villefort; "and it is still entirely in the power of my husband to cause the will, which is now in prejudice of Valentine, to be altered in her favor."
    Chapters 59-60 (55% in)
  • "Indeed?" returned Monte Cristo, "that is a prejudice on your part, M. de Villefort, for which I am quite at a loss to account."
    Chapters 59-60 (86% in)
  • Certainly; your name is popular, and does honor to the title they have adorned it with; but you are too intelligent not to know that according to a prejudice, too firmly rooted to be exterminated, a nobility which dates back five centuries is worth more than one that can only reckon twenty years.
    Chapters 65-66 (93% in)
  • "I am prejudiced against Beauchamp," said Albert, drawing Franz away, and leaving the former to finish his philosophical dissertation with Debray.
    Chapters 73-74 (84% in)
  • No, happily that unjust prejudice is forgotten which made the son responsible for the father's actions.
    Chapters 87-88 (4% in)
  • Mercedes shuddered, and, fixing on her son a scrutinizing gaze, "You speak strangely," said she to Albert, "and you appear to have some singular prejudices.
    Chapters 87-88 (57% in)
  • "Come," said the count mildly, "do not entertain the prejudices of ordinary men, Morrel!
    Chapters 91-92 (50% in)

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