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bias

adverb

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


bias

noun

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  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 favor, nonobjectivity, one-sidedness, partiality, parti pris, partisanship, ply, prejudice, tendentiousness Related Words chauvinism, cronyism, favoritism, nepotism; self-opinionatedness, self-partiality; bent, inclination, leaning, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency; preconception, prejudgment, prepossession Near Antonyms calm, detachment, dispassion, indifference; aversion, dislike, distaste, hate, scunner Antonyms 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 affection, affinity, aptitude, bent, inclination, bone, devices, disposition, genius, habitude, impulse, leaning, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency, turnRelated Words 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 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 prejudice, poison, turnRelated Words dispose, incline, predispose; influence, prepossess; convince, persuade, suggest


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