1. a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
3. disadvantage by prejudice
4. influence (somebody's) opinion in advance
5. 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.