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prejudicial

[prej-uh-dish-uh l] /ˌprɛdʒ əˈdɪʃ əl/
adjective
1.
causing prejudice or disadvantage; detrimental.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English < Late Latin praejūdiciālis; see prejudice, -al1
Related forms
prejudicially, adverb
prejudicialness, noun
nonprejudicial, adjective
nonprejudicially, adverb
unprejudicial, adjective
unprejudicially, adverb
Can be confused
prejudiced, prejudicial.
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prejudicial

/ˌprɛdʒʊˈdɪʃəl/
adjective
1.
causing prejudice; detrimental or damaging
Derived Forms
prejudicially, adverb
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Word Origin and History for non prejudicial

prejudicial

adj.

early 15c., "causing prejudice;" 1530s, "full of prejudice," from prejudice (n.) + -al (1), or else from Middle French prejudicial and directly from Medieval Latin prejudicialis "injurious," from Latin praeiudicium.

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