PREJUDICE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of prejudice
Definition:
n. opinion formed without due examination; leaning toward one side of a question
Example:
They accused him of having a prejudice against his women employees.
Sentence in Classic:
I need not point out to you that your refusal to answer will prejudice your case considerably in any future proceedings which may arise.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Her father, though formerly a dustman, and now fantastically disclassed, had become extremely popular in the smartest society by a social talent which triumphed over every prejudice and every disadvantage.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
But that he was not to be, without ignorance or prejudice, mistaken for a gentleman, my father most strongly asseverates; because it is a principle of his that no man who was not a true gentleman at heart ever was, since the world began, a true gentleman in manner.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
But Coriolanus, hating the commons, sought to persuade the senate that now was the time to punish them, and to deprive them of the authority which they had usurped to the prejudice of the nobles, by withholding the distribution of corn, and so suffering them to perish of hunger.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
The indication was a slight one, and a year ago Lily would have smiled at it, trusting to the charm of her personality to dispel any prejudice against her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
They had much discussion upon the question whether marriage was a prejudice or a crime, and whether men were born equal or not, and precisely what individuality consists in.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
I have good dispositions; my life has been hitherto harmless and in some degree beneficial; but a fatal prejudice clouds their eyes, and where they ought to see a feeling and kind friend, they behold only a detestable monster.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Moreover, he was not much alarmed by the citadels erected against the human mind in every direction, by superstition, despotism, and prejudice.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
The hospitable Americans had invited every acquaintance they had in Nice, and having no prejudice against titles, secured a few to add luster to their Christmas ball.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
She wondered why the good citizens insisted on adding the chill of prejudice, why they did not make the houses of their spirits more warm and frivolous, like the wise chatterers of Stockholm and Moscow.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
Rushworth must and would improve in good society; and if Maria could now speak so securely of her happiness with him, speaking certainly without the prejudice, the blindness of love, she ought to be believed.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context