without prejudice, without sentiment, cast your eye back over the panorama of the human race.
Now, we cannot, without prejudice to humanity, separate the present from the past.
He was without prejudice, and only knew men before his court as parties litigant.
Upon every other topic she is liberal and without prejudice.
without prejudice to the first-mentioned work, he has our best wishes for his new undertaking.
"I am stating the facts calmly and without prejudice," he said.
All joined in entreating Leonisa to grant him what he so earnestly desired, since she might do so without prejudice to her honour.
But this without prejudice to the eternal verity that la Inglesa was raw.
I look at our Courts and I find justice administered to all alike, pure and without prejudice.
Nevertheless, I say what I think about it without prejudice.
c.1300, "despite, contempt," from Old French prejudice "prejudice, damage" (13c.), from Medieval Latin prejudicium "injustice," from Latin praeiudicium "prior judgment," from prae- "before" (see pre-) + iudicium "judgment," from iudex (genitive iudicis) "a judge" (see judge (v.)). Meaning "injury, physical harm" is mid-14c., as is legal sense "detriment or damage caused by the violation of a legal right." Meaning "preconceived opinion" (especially but not necessarily unfavorable) is from late 14c. in English.
mid-15c., "to injure or be detrimental to," from prejudice (n.). The meaning "to affect or fill with prejudice" is from c.1600. Related: Prejudiced; prejudicing.
A hostile opinion about some person or class of persons. Prejudice is socially learned and is usually grounded in misconception, misunderstanding, and inflexible generalizations. In particular, African-Americans have been victims of prejudice on a variety of social, economic, and political levels. (See civil rights movement and segregation.)