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partial

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of partial

  1. 1 inclined to favor one side over another <that judge is always partial to the defense, so be careful> Synonyms biased, one-sided, parti pris, partisan, prejudiced Related Words hostile, inimical, jaundiced, unfriendly, unsympathetic; colored, distorted, misrepresented, shaded, warped; convinced, influenced, persuaded, predisposed, prepossessed, swayed; affected, concerned, interested Near Antonyms open, open-minded, persuasible, receptive; honest, just, reasonable; bipartisan; autonomous, independent; aloof, detached, dispassionate, hardheaded, impersonal, unemotional; cold, distant, remote; apathetic, incurious, indifferent, unconcerned, uncurious, unenthusiastic, uninterested Antonyms disinterested, equal, equitable, evenhanded, fair, impartial, neutral, nonpartisan, objective, unbiased, unprejudiced

  2. 2 having a liking or affection <partial to chocolate cake> Synonyms affected, attached, inclined, fondRelated Words crazy (about or over), enamored, enraptured, gone (on), infatuated, mad (about), nuts (about); desirous, eager, enthusiastic, excited, gung ho, keenNear Antonyms apathetic, cool, indifferent, uninterested; contemptuous, disdainful, scornful; antagonistic, antipathetic, hostile; alienated, disaffected, disenchanted, estrangedAntonyms allergic, averse, disinclined

  3. 3 lacking some necessary part <a partial answer to the problem> Synonyms deficient, fragmental, fragmentary, half, halfway, incompleteRelated Words broken, damaged, flawed, impaired, imperfect, injured, marred, spoiled; sketchy, unassembled, uncompleted, unfinishedNear Antonyms flawless, unbroken, undamaged, unimpaired, uninjured, unmarred; completed, finishedAntonyms complete, entire, full, intact, integral, perfect, whole


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