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Prejudice vs. Bias

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Main Difference

The main difference between Prejudice and Bias is that the Prejudice is a prejudgment, or forming an opinion before becoming aware of the relevant facts of a case and Bias is a inclination or outlook to present or hold a partial perspective.

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  • Prejudice (noun)

    An adverse judgment or opinion formed beforehand or without knowledge of the facts.

  • Prejudice (noun)

    Any preconceived opinion or feeling, whether positive or negative.

  • Prejudice (noun)

    An irrational hostile attitude, fear or hatred towards a particular group, race or religion.

    "I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally."

  • Prejudice (noun)

    Knowledge formed in advance; foresight, presaging.

  • Prejudice (noun)

    Mischief; hurt; damage; injury; detriment.

  • Prejudice (verb)

    To have a negative impact on (someone's position, chances etc.).

  • Prejudice (verb)

    To cause prejudice in; to bias the mind of.

  • Bias (noun)

    Inclination towards something; predisposition, partiality, prejudice, preference, predilection.

  • Bias (noun)

    The diagonal line between warp and weft in a woven fabric.

  • Bias (noun)

    A wedge-shaped piece of cloth taken out of a garment (such as the waist of a dress) to diminish its circumference.

  • Bias (noun)

    A voltage or current applied to an electronic device, such as a transistor electrode, to move its operating point to a desired part of its transfer function.

  • Bias (noun)

    The difference between the expectation of the sample estimator and the true population value, which reduces the representativeness of the estimator by systematically distorting it.

  • Bias (noun)

    In the games of crown green bowls and lawn bowls: a weight added to one side of a bowl so that as it rolls, it will follow a curved rather than a straight path; the oblique line followed by such a bowl; the lopsided shape or structure of such a bowl. In lawn bowls, the curved course is caused only by the shape of the bowl. The use of weights is prohibited.from 1560s

  • Bias (noun)

    A person's favourite member of a K-pop band.

  • Bias (verb)

    To place bias upon; to influence.

    "Our prejudices bias our views."

  • Bias (adjective)

    Inclined to one side; swelled on one side.

  • Bias (adjective)

    Cut slanting or diagonally, as cloth.

  • Bias (adverb)

    In a slanting manner; crosswise; obliquely; diagonally.

    "to cut cloth bias"

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  • Prejudice (noun)

    Foresight.

  • Prejudice (noun)

    An opinion or judgment formed without due examination; prejudgment; a leaning toward one side of a question from other considerations than those belonging to it; an unreasonable predilection for, or objection against, anything; especially, an opinion or leaning adverse to anything, without just grounds, or before sufficient knowledge.

  • Prejudice (noun)

    A bias on the part of judge, juror, or witness which interferes with fairness of judgment.

  • Prejudice (noun)

    Mischief; hurt; damage; injury; detriment.

  • Prejudice

    To cause to have prejudice; to prepossess with opinions formed without due knowledge or examination; to bias the mind of, by hasty and incorrect notions; to give an unreasonable bent to, as to one side or the other of a cause; as, to prejudice a critic or a juryman.

  • Prejudice

    To obstruct or injure by prejudices, or by previous bias of the mind; hence, generally, to hurt; to damage; to injure; to impair; as, to prejudice a good cause.

  • Bias (noun)

    A weight on the side of the ball used in the game of bowls, or a tendency imparted to the ball, which turns it from a straight line.

  • Bias (noun)

    A leaning of the mind; propensity or prepossession toward an object or view, not leaving the mind indifferent; bent; inclination.

  • Bias (noun)

    A wedge-shaped piece of cloth taken out of a garment (as the waist of a dress) to diminish its circumference.

  • Bias (noun)

    A slant; a diagonal; as, to cut cloth on the bias.

  • Bias (adjective)

    Inclined to one side; swelled on one side.

  • Bias (adjective)

    Cut slanting or diagonally, as cloth.

  • Bias (adverb)

    In a slanting manner; crosswise; obliquely; diagonally; as, to cut cloth bias.

  • Bias

    To incline to one side; to give a particular direction to; to influence; to prejudice; to prepossess.

Webster Dictionary
  • Prejudice (noun)

    a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation

  • Prejudice (verb)

    disadvantage by prejudice

  • Prejudice (verb)

    influence (somebody's) opinion in advance

  • Bias (noun)

    a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation

  • Bias (noun)

    a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric

  • Bias (verb)

    influence in an unfair way;

    "you are biasing my choice by telling me yours"

  • Bias (verb)

    cause to be biased

  • Bias (adjective)

    slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric;

    "a bias fold"

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