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bias

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bias

  1. in a line or direction running from corner to corner made of fabric cut bias Synonyms of bias athwart, crosswise, cornerways, cornerwise, crossways, diagonally, kitty-corner (also catty-corner or catercorner or kitty-cornered or catty-cornered or catercornered), obliquely, transverselyWords Related to bias acrossNear Antonyms of bias lengthwise, longitudinally


bias

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bias

  1. 1 an attitude that always favors one way of feeling or acting especially without considering any other possibilities he has a powerful bias towards sentimentality, which comes through even in his grittier stories Synonyms of bias favor, nonobjectivity, one-sidedness, partiality, parti pris, partisanship, ply, prejudice, tendentiousness Words Related to bias chauvinism, cronyism, favoritism, nepotism; self-opinionatedness, self-partiality; bent, inclination, leaning, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency; preconception, prejudgment, prepossession Near Antonyms of bias calm, detachment, dispassion, indifference; aversion, dislike, distaste, hate, scunner Antonyms of bias impartiality, neutrality, objectivity, open-mindedness, unbiasedness

  2. 2 a habitual attraction to some activity or thing from her youth she revealed a strong bias toward a life of the mind Synonyms of bias affection, affinity, aptitude, bent, inclination, bone, devices, disposition, genius, habitude, impulse, leaning, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency, turnWords Related to bias favor, one-sidedness, partisanship, prejudice; endowment, faculty, flair, genius, gift, knack, talent; addiction, appetite, fancy, fondness, like, liking, preference, taste; forte, speciality, specialty; convention, custom, habit, pattern, practice (also practise), routine, trick, way, wont; eccentricity, idiosyncrasy, kink, oddity, peculiarity, quirk, singularityNear Antonyms of bias allergy, averseness, aversion, disfavor, disinclination, dislike, disliking, disrelish, distaste; detachment, impartiality, neutrality, objectivity; apathy, disinterestedness, indifference, insouciance, nonchalance, unconcern


bias

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bias

  1. to cause to have often negative opinions formed without sufficient knowledge bad reviews biased her against the movie, even though it starred one of her favorite actors Synonyms of bias prejudice, poison, turnWords Related to bias dispose, incline, predispose; influence, prepossess; convince, persuade, suggest



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