1. Exhibiting prejudice or bias.
  2. Causing harm or injury; detrimental, harmful or injurious.
    • 2011, Minette Walters, The Scold's Bridle
      Were I to give you money, for whatever reason, it would be extremely prejudicial to your chances in court if you were unfortunate enough to appear there.
  3. (law) Tending to convince based on past history rather than on evidence about the case at hand.
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