What is another word for Prejudices?

Pronunciation: [pɹˈɛd͡ʒuːdɪsɪz] (IPA)

Prejudices are preconceived notions or attitudes that may be negative towards a certain group or individual. There are a number of other terms that can be used as synonyms to describe prejudices, including bias, bigotry, discrimination, racism, chauvinism, and intolerance. Bias is characterized by a preference or inclination that is not based on reason or fairness. Bigotry can include prejudices related to religion, race, gender, or sexual orientation. Discrimination is the act of treating someone differently based on a prejudice. Racism is a specific type of prejudice that is based on race, while chauvinism refers to prejudices related to gender. Intolerance is the inability to accept or deal with differences.

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Usage examples for Prejudices

A man makes up his mind to do what's right regardless of all consequences or his Prejudices, or what not,-and from that moment all begins to grow clear, and he sees right-and things come right.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
Venables was probably a person of Prejudices, and his collar was very clean.
"The Furnace"
Rose Macaulay
After all, our Prejudices were the same, but involved different details.
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford

Famous quotes with Prejudices

  • The design of Rhetoric is to remove those Prejudices that lie in the way of Truth, to Reduce the Passions to the Government of Reasons; to place our Subject in a Right Light, and excite our Hearers to a due consideration of it.
    Mary Astell
  • Prejudices are the chains forged by ignorance to keep men apart.
    Marguerite Gardiner
  • Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow firm there, firm as weeds among stones.
    Charlotte Bronte
  • Prejudices save time.
    Robert Byrne
  • Prejudices are so to speak the mechanical instincts of men: through their Prejudices they do without any effort many things they would find too difficult to think through to the point of resolving to do them.
    Georg C. Lichtenberg

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