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Definition of Prejudice

(noun) A favorable or unfavorable preconceived feeling or opinion formed without knowledge, reason, or thought that prevents objective consideration an idea, individual, group, or thing (object).

Types of Prejudice

Prejudice Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ˈprɛdʒədəs/
    • British English
      • /ˈprɛdʒᵿdɪs/
  • Syllabification: (prej·u·dice)

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Cite the Definition of Prejudice

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “prejudice.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 15, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/prejudice/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

prejudice. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/prejudice/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “prejudice.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 15, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/prejudice/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“prejudice.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 15 Oct. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/prejudice/>.