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Prejudice definition | Psychology Glossary | alleydog.com

Prejudice

There are many different definitions or ideas about prejudice, but let's make this simple. Prejudice is a negative, usually unjustified attitude directed toward people simply because they are members of a specific social group. For example, if a person believes that people from Bali are less intelligent than people from Nepal, that person would be prejudice toward those from Bali. Often times prejudice involves broad, sweeping generalizations about others.

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