What does the word prejudicial mean?

Usage examples for prejudicial

  1. He must not, even for the sake of decency, show Violet any consideration that would be prejudicial to his case. –  by
  2. It is ginerally anticipated that this discovery, if confirmed, will have a most prejudicial effect upon the African trade. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  3. No system of commercial production can be permanently maintained which ignores the primitive rights of the human workers to such returns for labor as shall provide decent food, clothing, shelter, education and recreation for the worker and for those dependent upon him or her, as well as steadiness of employment, and the guarantee of such working conditions as shall not be prejudicial to health. – The Trade Union Woman by Alice Henry