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one–sided

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adjective one–sid·ed \ˈwən-ˈsī-dəd\

Simple Definition of one–sided

  • : showing only one opinion or point of view

  • : led or controlled by one of the two people or groups involved

Full Definition of one–sided

  1. 1 a (1) :  having one side prominent :  lopsided (2) :  having or occurring on one side only b :  limited to one side :  partial <a one–sided interpretation>

  2. 2 :  unilateral <a one–sided decision>

one–sid·ed·ly adverb
one–sid·ed·ness noun

Circa 1802

First Known Use of one–sided

circa 1802

Rhymes with one–sided


ONE–SIDED Defined for Kids

one–sided

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adjective one–sid·ed \ˈwən-ˈsī-dəd\

Definition of one–sided

  1. 1 :  done or occurring on one side only <a one-sided decision>

  2. 2 :  having one side more developed :  lopsided

  3. 3 :  favoring or dominated by one side <Back in Connecticut he had sometimes watched the one-sided fights of cats and mice in the meadow … — George Selden, The Cricket in Times Square>




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