prejudiced


prejudiced
I
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. biased, preconceived, prepossessed, directed against, influenced, inclined, leaning, conditioned, presupposing, predisposed, dogmatic, doctrinaire, pedantic, opinionated, partisan, extreme, intransigent, hidebound, narrow, intolerant, bigoted, canting, illiberal, racist, sexist, Xenophobic, blind, partial, narrow-minded, wedded to an opinion, insular, parochial, provincial, one-sided, not seeing an inch beyond one's nose, squint-eyed, intolerant of, disliking, having a predilection, closed against, judging on slight knowledge, smug.
Ant. generous*, open-minded, receptive.
II
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Exhibiting bias: biased, one-sided, partial, partisan, prejudicial, prepossessed, tendentious. See LIKE, STRAIGHT.

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