prejudicial

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

prejudicial (comparative more prejudicial, superlative most prejudicial)

  1. Exhibiting prejudice or bias.
    Antonym: nonprejudicial
  2. Causing harm or injury; detrimental, harmful or injurious.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:harmful
    • 2011, Minette Walters, The Scold's Bridle
      Were I to give you money, for whatever reason, it would be extremely prejudicial to your chances in court if you were unfortunate enough to appear there.
  3. (law) Tending to convince based on past history rather than on evidence about the case at hand.
    Antonym: probative
    • 1999, Dana Stabenow, Hunter's Moon, →ISBN, page 109:
      The judge had granted the DA a one-week extension with the caustic admonition that the case would be summarily dismissed if at that time probative, as opposed to prejudicial, evidence was not produced.

Translations[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

prejudicial m or f (plural prejudiciais, comparable)

  1. harmful
    Synonyms: danoso, nocivo, daninho
  2. prejudicial

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • prejudicial” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French préjudiciel.

Adjective[edit]

prejudicial m or n (feminine singular prejudicială, masculine plural prejudiciali, feminine and neuter plural prejudiciale)

  1. prejudicial

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ judicial

Adjective[edit]

prejudicial (plural prejudiciales)

  1. prior to the administration of justice

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]