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prejudice
used in Babbitt

2 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
  • Now, I haven't got one particle of race-prejudice.
    Chapter 10 (90% in)
  • After all, some of these fellows are so darn cautious and narrow-minded that they're prejudiced against a fellow that talks right out in meeting."
    Chapter 28 (63% in)

There are no more uses of "prejudice" in Babbitt.

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