(sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury;
"damaging to career and reputation"
"the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant"
tending to favor preconceived ideas;
"the presence of discriminatory or prejudicial attitudes in the white population"
- Too much smoking is prejudicial to health.
- The news report was prejudicial to the defendant's case.
- Political questions will always be prejudicial, dominant, and all-absorbing.
Judges have a discretion to exclude evidence the prejudicial effect of which..outweighs its probative value.出自： R. C. A. White