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prejudice
used in The Fountainhead

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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
  • You just dislike Katie and you let your own prejudice...
    1.12 — Part 1 Chapter 12 (81% in)
  • But the Wynand papers had no policy, save that of reflecting the greatest prejudices of the greatest number, and this made for an erratic direction, but a recognizable direction, nevertheless: toward the inconsistent, the irresponsible, the trite and the maudlin.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (77% in)
  • It's taken for granted that he has no voice and the reasons he could offer are rejected in advance as prejudiced—since no speech is ever considered, but only the speaker.
    2.10 — Part 2 Chapter 10 (46% in)
  • But like all pioneers he was still bound by the inherited prejudices of the past, by the sentimentality of the middle class from which he came.
    3.6 — Part 3 Chapter 6 (75% in)
  • I have never developed any architectural prejudices for myself, but insisted on keeping my mind open to all the voices of the times.
    3.6 — Part 3 Chapter 6 (88% in)
  • They had worked in harmony, through conference after conference, each giving in to the others, in true collective spirit, none trying to impose his personal prejudices or selfish ideas.
    4.7 — Part 4 Chapter 7 (7% in)
  • The Banner ran a series on famous trials in which innocent men had been convicted by the majority prejudice of the moment.
    4.13 — Part 4 Chapter 13 (55% in)
  • "We have always endeavored to give our readers the truth without fear or prejudice... "...charitable consideration and the benefit of the doubt even to a man charged with an outrageous crime... "...but after conscientious investigation and in the light of new evidence placed before us, we find ourselves obliged honestly to admit that we might have been too lenient... "...A society awakened to a new sense of responsibility toward the underprivileged..."...We join the voice of public opinion..."...The past,...
    4.16 — Part 4 Chapter 16 (76% in)

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