unbiased

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adjective un·bi·ased \ˌən-ˈbī-əst\

Definition of unbiased

  1. 1 :  free from bias; especially :  free from all prejudice and favoritism :  eminently fair an unbiased opinion

  2. 2 :  having an expected value equal to a population parameter being estimated an unbiased estimate of the population mean

unbiasedness

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Examples of unbiased in a Sentence

  1. Let me offer an unbiased opinion.

  2. offered an unbiased judgment of the dancer's performance

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First Known Use of unbiased

1607

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

UNBIASED Defined for English Language Learners

unbiased

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Definition of unbiased for English Language Learners

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


UNBIASED Defined for Kids

unbiased

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adjective un·bi·ased \ˌən-ˈbī-əst\

Definition of unbiased for Students

  1. :  free from bias an unbiased opinion



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