prejudicial


prejudicial
prej·u·di·cial /ˌpre-jə-'di-shəl/ adj: having the effect of prejudice: as
a: tending to injure or impair rights
such a transfer would be prejudicial to other creditors
b: leading to a decision or judgment on an improper basis
the evidence was excluded because it was more prejudicial than probative

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

prejudicial
I adjective biased, colored, damaging, damnosus, deleterious, destructive, detrimental, directed against, disadvantageous, disserviceable, harmful, hostile, hurtful, inimical, injurious, nocens, noxius, opinionated, partisan, pernicious, preconceived, preconceptual, predecisive, predispositional, prepossessed, slanted, tending to impair, tending to obstruct, unfavorable, unjust associated concepts: prejudicial error II index adverse (negative), detrimental, disadvantageous, unfavorable

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • prejudicial — PREJUDICIÁL, Ă, prejudiciali, e, adj. (Rar) Care precedă o judecată; p. gener. preliminar. [pr.: ci al] – Din fr. préjudiciel. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 09.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  PREJUDICIÁL adj. v. preliminar. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa …   Dicționar Român

  • Prejudicial — Prej u*di cial, a. [L. praejudicialis belonging to a preceding judgment: cf. F. pr[ e]judiciel.] [1913 Webster] 1. Biased, possessed, or blinded by prejudices; as, to look with a prejudicial eye. [Obs.] Holyday. [1913 Webster] 2. Tending to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prejudicial — (Del lat. praeiudiciālis). 1. adj. Der. Que requiere o pide decisión anterior y previa a la sentencia de lo principal. 2. Der. Dicho de una acción o de una excepción: Que ante todas las cosas se debe examinar y definir. ☛ V. cuestión prejudicial …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • prejudicial — mid 15c., “causing prejudice;” 1530s, “full of prejudice,” from PREJUDICE (Cf. prejudice) + AL (Cf. al) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • prejudicial — adj. 2 g. Que causa prejuízo ou dano; nocivo …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • prejudicial — [adj] harmful, undermining bad, biased, bigoted, counterproductive, damaging, deleterious, detrimental, differential, disadvantageous, discriminatory, evil, hurtful, inimical, injurious, mischievous, nocuous, unfavorable, unjust; concepts 537,545 …   New thesaurus

  • prejudicial — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ harmful to someone or something …   English terms dictionary

  • prejudicial — [prej΄ə dish′əl, prej΄o͞osish′əl] adj. causing prejudice, or harm; injurious; detrimental prejudicially adv …   English World dictionary

  • prejudicial — ► adjetivo 1 DERECHO Que requiere o pide decisión anterior y previa a la sentencia de lo principal. 2 DERECHO Se aplica a la acción o excepción que ante todas las cosas se debe examinar y definir. * * * prejudicial (del lat. «praeiudiciālis») adj …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • prejudicial — prej|u|di|cial [ ,predʒə dıʃl ] adjective FORMAL 1. ) harmful to someone or something: prejudicial to: The delay is likely to be prejudicial to the child s welfare. 2. ) encouraging prejudiced ideas or opinions: the prejudicial press coverage of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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