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- Rhymes: -ɪʃəl
- Exhibiting prejudice or bias.
- Antonym: nonprejudicial
- 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.
- (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.
exhibiting prejudice or bias
causing harm or injury; detrimental, harmful or injurious
- “prejudicial” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.
Declension of prejudicial
prejudicial (plural prejudiciales)