Prej`u*di"cial (?) a. [L. praejudicialis belonging to a preceding judgment: cf. F. pr'ejudiciel.]
Biased, possessed, or blinded by prejudices; as, to look with a prejudicial eye.
Tending to obstruct or impair; hurtful; injurious; disadvantageous; detrimental.
His going away . . . was most prejudicial and most ruinous to the king's affairs.
-- Prej`u*di"cial*ly, adv. -- Prej`u*di"cial*ness, n.
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