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Prejudice vs. Discrimination

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Prejudicenoun

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

Discriminationnoun

Discernment, the act of discriminating, discerning, distinguishing, noting or perceiving differences between things, with intent to understand rightly and make correct decisions.

Prejudicenoun

(countable) Any preconceived opinion or feeling, whether positive or negative.

Discriminationnoun

The act of recognizing the 'good' and 'bad' in situations and choosing good.

Prejudicenoun

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

‘I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally.’;

Discriminationnoun

(sometimes discrimination against) Distinct treatment of an individual or group to their disadvantage; treatment or consideration based on class or category rather than individual merit; partiality; prejudice; bigotry.

‘sexual or racial discrimination’; ‘reverse discrimination’;

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Prejudicenoun

(obsolete) Knowledge formed in advance; foresight, presaging.

Discriminationnoun

The quality of being discriminating, acute discernment, specifically in a learning situation; as to show great discrimination in the choice of means.

Prejudicenoun

(obsolete) Mischief; hurt; damage; injury; detriment.

Discriminationnoun

That which discriminates; mark of distinction, a characteristic.

Prejudiceverb

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

Discriminationnoun

The act of discriminating, distinguishing, or noting and marking differences.

‘To make an anxious discrimination between the miracle absolute and providential.’;

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Prejudiceverb

(transitive) To cause prejudice in; to bias the mind of.

Discriminationnoun

The state of being discriminated, distinguished, or set apart.

Prejudicenoun

Foresight.

‘Naught might hinder his quick prejudize.’;

Discriminationnoun

The arbitrary imposition of unequal tariffs for substantially the same service.

‘A difference in rates, not based upon any corresponding difference in cost, constitutes a case of discrimination.’;

Prejudicenoun

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.

‘Though often misled by prejudice and passion, he was emphatically an honest man.’;

Discriminationnoun

The quality of being discriminating; faculty of nicely distinguishing; acute discernment; as, to show great discrimination in the choice of means.

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Prejudicenoun

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

Discriminationnoun

That which discriminates; mark of distinction.

Prejudicenoun

Mischief; hurt; damage; injury; detriment.

‘England and France might, through their amity,Breed him some prejudice.’;

Discriminationnoun

unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice

Prejudiceverb

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.

‘Suffer not any beloved study to prejudice your mind so far as to despise all other learning.’;

Discriminationnoun

the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished

Prejudiceverb

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.

‘Seek how may prejudice the foe.’;

Discriminationnoun

the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex

‘victims of racial discrimination’; ‘discrimination against homosexuals’;

Prejudicenoun

a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation

Discriminationnoun

recognition and understanding of the difference between one thing and another

‘discrimination between right and wrong’; ‘young children have difficulties in making fine discriminations’;

Prejudiceverb

disadvantage by prejudice

Discriminationnoun

the ability to judge what is of high quality; good judgement or taste

‘those who could afford to buy showed little taste or discrimination’;

Prejudiceverb

influence (somebody's) opinion in advance

Discriminationnoun

the ability to distinguish between different stimuli

‘discrimination learning’;

Prejudice

Prejudice can be an affective feeling towards a person based on their perceived group membership. The word is often used to refer to a preconceived (usually unfavourable) evaluation or classification of another person based on that person's perceived political affiliation, sex, gender, beliefs, values, social class, age, disability, religion, sexuality, race, ethnicity, language, nationality, complexion, beauty, height, occupation, wealth, education, criminality, sport-team affiliation, music tastes or other personal characteristics.The word can also refer to unfounded or pigeonholed beliefs and it may apply to .

‘prejudice’; ‘any unreasonable attitude that is unusually resistant to rational influence’;

Discriminationnoun

the selection of a signal having a required characteristic, such as frequency or amplitude, by means of a discriminator.

Discrimination

Discrimination is the act of making unjustified distinctions between human beings based on the groups, classes, or other categories to which they are perceived to belong. People may be discriminated on the basis of race, gender, age, religion, or sexual orientation, as well as other categories.

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