prejudicially

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

prejudicial +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

prejudicially (comparative more prejudicially, superlative most prejudicially)

  1. In a prejudicial manner.
    • 1840, Thomas Bull, M.D., The Maternal Management of Children, in Health and Disease.[1]:
      In this case, however, the parent's health will chiefly suffer, if she persevere in nursing; this, however, will again act prejudicially to the child.
    • 1628, Alexandre Dumas, Pere, Ten Years Later[2]:
      "But surely that will prejudicially affect the rumor you were going to spread, sire?"