adjective un·bi·ased \ˌən-ˈbī-əst\

: not having or showing an unfair tendency to believe that some people, ideas, etc., are better than others : not biased

Full Definition of UNBIASED

:  free from bias; especially :  free from all prejudice and favoritism :  eminently fair <an unbiased opinion>
:  having an expected value equal to a population parameter being estimated <an unbiased estimate of the population mean>
un·bi·ased·ness \-əs(t)-nəs\ noun

Examples of UNBIASED

  1. Let me offer an unbiased opinion.
  2. <offered an unbiased judgment of the dancer's performance>

First Known Use of UNBIASED


Synonym Discussion of UNBIASED

fair, just, equitable, impartial, unbiased, dispassionate, objective mean free from favor toward either or any side. fair implies a proper balance of conflicting interests <a fair decision>. just implies an exact following of a standard of what is right and proper <a just settlement of territorial claims>. equitable implies a less rigorous standard than just and usually suggests equal treatment of all concerned <the equitable distribution of the property>. impartial stresses an absence of favor or prejudice <an impartial third party>. unbiased implies even more strongly an absence of all prejudice <your unbiased opinion>. dispassionate suggests freedom from the influence of strong feeling and often implies cool or even cold judgment <a dispassionate summation of the facts>. objective stresses a tendency to view events or persons as apart from oneself and one's own interest or feelings <I can't be objective about my own child>.
UNBIASEDNESS Defined for Kids


adjective un·bi·ased \ˌən-ˈbī-əst\

Definition of UNBIASED for Kids

:  free from bias <an unbiased opinion>


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