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partiality

noun par·tial·i·ty \ˌpär-shē-ˈa-lə-tē, pär-ˈsha-lə-tē\

: an unfair tendency to treat one person, group, or thing better than another

: a tendency to like something or someone

plural par·tial·i·ties

Full Definition of PARTIALITY

1
:  the quality or state of being partial :  bias
2
:  a special taste or liking
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Examples of PARTIALITY

  1. <partiality blinded the administrator to the benefits of the proposed system for distributing work>
  2. <a person with an unfortunate partiality for jumping to conclusions>

First Known Use of PARTIALITY

15th century
PARTIALITIES Defined for Kids

partiality

noun par·ti·al·i·ty \ˌpär-shē-ˈa-lə-tē\

Definition of PARTIALITY for Kids

:  the quality or state of favoring one side over another

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