His character was decided. He was the proudest, most disagreeable man in the world, and everybody hoped he would never come there again.
– Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 3. Mr. Darcy makes a bad first impression on the Bennet sisters and their mother at the Meryton ball. They quickly decide that he proud and disagreeable because of his aloof and cold manner. Their rush to judgment on Darcy without getting to know him shows their prejudice against him.