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prejudice
used in Gifted Hands

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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
  • For example, I noticed that when the Vietnamese came to the United States they often faced prejudice from everyone—White, Black, and Hispanics.
    p. 114.4
  • She never gave vent to racial prejudice and wouldn't let us do it either.
    p. 37.2
  • Curtis and I encountered prejudice, and we could have gotten caught up in it, especially in those days—the early 1960s.
    p. 37.3
  • Three incidents of racial prejudice directed against us stand out in my memory.
    p. 37.3
  • Because people, even if they're prejudiced, are going to want the best.
    p. 85.7
  • But you can't—I mean—I didn't mean to—" the nurse stuttered, trying to apologize without sounding prejudiced.
    p. 112.4
  • Only much later did Dr. Long tell me as he laughed about the prejudices of some patients.
    p. 113.3
  • He was adamant about his stance, allowing no prejudice because of color or ethnic background.
    p. 113.4
  • When I did encounter prejudice, I could hear Mother's voice in the back of my head saying things like, "Some people are ignorant and you have to educate them."
    p. 113.7
  • "I haven't been aware of prejudice toward me at Hopkins, but you may be right.
    p. 131.8

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