prejudice vs prejudiced : Common Errors in English

About prejudice vs prejudiced

People not only misspell “prejudice” in a number of ways, they sometimes say “he’s prejudice” when they mean “he’s prejudiced.” See also “.”

prejudice Meaning(s)

  • (n) a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
  • (v) disadvantage by prejudice
  • (v) influence (somebody's) opinion in advance

prejudiced Meaning(s)

  • (s) emanating from a person's emotions and prejudices
  • (a) being biased or having a belief or attitude formed beforehand

prejudice in News

  1. Class Action Lawsuit against Columbia Laboratories Dismissed without Prejudice

    Columbia Laboratories, Inc. announced today that the previously disclosed putative class action lawsuit filed against the Company, Actavis, Inc. and certain officers of both companies in the United States District Court, District of New Jersey, entitled In re Columbia Laboratories, Inc., Securities Litigation, has been dismissed without prejudice.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Housing discrimination persists in U.S. in more subtle ways, HUD report says

    A new report finds that although blatant racial prejudice in real estate is declining, subtle forms persist.”
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Washington Post

  3. Ex-official: D.C. labor union bias at root of prejudice claims

    The D.C. board that adjudicates public employee disputes has been accused of discriminating against whites and conservatives, but city officials also have questioned whether claims of prejudice are rooted in a labor union bias on the part of the board's members, according to the board's former executive director. Documents obtained ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: The Washington Times

prejudiced in News

  1. Appeals court upholds local ruling

    PRINCETON—The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled last week that a Princeton man’s right to speedy trial in a child molestation case has not been prejudiced, upholding a local court ruling denying a motion to dismiss the charge against Stephen Hollingsworth.
    on June 10, 2013 Source: Princeton Daily Clarion

  2. GRILLO: Unique Merion course makes for interesting U.S. Open setting

    The 113th U.S. Open golf tournament is likely to be the best piece of golf any of us has seen in ages. One reason is the site of the action – Merion’s famed East course just outside Philadelphia. OK, I might be a little prejudiced, but not much.
    on June 10, 2013 Source: Rocky Mount Telegram

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