Synonyms of prejudice
1 discriminationDictionary • a victim of racial prejudice
discrimination • measures to counteract racial discrimination
racism • The party is pandering to racism.
injustice • They will continue to fight injustice.
intolerance • an act of religious intolerance
bigotry • He deplored religious bigotry.
2 biasDictionary • the male prejudices which Dr Greer identifies
bias • There were fierce attacks on the BBC for alleged political bias.
preconception • his preconceptions about the sort of people who work in computing
partiality • The judge was accused of partiality.
3 harmDictionary • I feel sure it can be done without prejudice to anybody's principles.
harm • It would probably do the economy more harm than good.
damage • There have been many reports of minor damage to buildings.
hurt • I am sorry for any hurt that it may have caused.
disadvantage • An attempt to prevent an election would be to their disadvantage.
loss • His death is a great loss to us.
mischief • The conference was a platform to cause political mischief.
detriment • She supported her husband's career to the detriment of her own.
1 biasDictionary • I think your upbringing has prejudiced you.
bias • We mustn't allow it to bias our teaching.
influence • The conference influenced us to launch the campaign.
colour • The attitude of parents colours the way their children behave.
poison • ill-feeling that will poison further negotiations
distort • The media distorts reality.
slant • The coverage was deliberately slanted to make the home team look good.
predispose • Some factors predispose certain individuals to criminal behaviour.
2 harmDictionary • He claimed that the media coverage had prejudiced his chance of a fair trial.
harm • a warning that the product may harm the environment
damage • He damaged the car with a baseball bat.
hurt • They don't want to hurt their husband's careers.
injure • A bomb exploded, seriously injuring five people.
mar • A number of problems marred the smooth running of the event.
undermine • This will undermine their chances of success.
spoil • It is important not to let mistakes spoil your life.
impair • Consumption of alcohol impairs your ability to drive.
crool or cruel (Australian, slang)
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biasBias is a tendency to prefer one person or thing to another, and to favour that person or thing.
• There were fierce attacks on the BBC for alleged political bias.
biasTo bias someone means to influence them in favour of a particular choice.
• We mustn't allow it to bias our teaching.
bigotryBigotry is the possession or expression of strong, unreasonable prejudices or opinions.
• He deplored religious bigotry.
Thesaurus for prejudice from the Collins English Thesaurus
an opinion formed beforehand, esp an unfavourable one based on inadequate facts