English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "prejudice"

The defendant's lawyer was afraid that widespread newspaper coverage of the murder would be prejudicial to his client's getting a fair trialThere is a lot of prejudice against women in the workplace, which can keep them from rising to high positions in some companies.

The defendant's lawyer was afraid that widespread newspaper coverage of the murder would be prejudicial to his client's getting a fair trial.

There is prejudice everywhere, against other races, the opposite gender, those who are older, younger, shorter, poorer, richer, less educated, etc.

The tragedy of racial prejudice is that it often keeps people from realizing their true potential.

We are all the victims of our own prejudices, which we must work to become aware of if we hope to overcome them.

A recent study suggests that both the highly committed religious person and the nonreligious person are among the least prejudiced members of our society.

A 1961 study by Berger noted that people's ethics and esthetics faithfully mirror their class prejudices and tastes.

Social prejudice against former convicts only makes it more difficult for them to reintegrate into society once they have completed their prison sentences.

As the child of a black mother and an Asian father, Kyle had to put up with a certain amount of prejudice from children at school.

W. C. Fields once said, I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally.

Thomas Weston once remarked that prejudice is just another word for ignorance.

Someone once said that it isn't easy for an idea to squeeze itself into a head filled with prejudice.

Henry David Thoreau once noted that it is never too late to give up our prejudices.

I've heard it said that everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them.

There is a Hebrew proverb which states that opinions founded on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest violence.

I think the boss was prejudiced against you when selecting someone for the position of office manager. He's afraid that you will do too good a job, and eventually replace him.

The likelihood of the occurrence of prejudice and discriminatory behavior is increased by stereotypes.

Repeated exposure to individuals in a stereotyped group has been show to result in a reduction in prejudice.

Discussion question: What can be done to help reduce prejudice in our society?

Find someone who feels he/she has been the victim of prejudice.


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