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partiality

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of partiality

  1. 1 an attitude that always favors one way of feeling or acting especially without considering any other possibilities partiality blinded the administrator to the benefits of the proposed system for distributing work Synonyms of partiality favor, nonobjectivity, one-sidedness, bias, parti pris, partisanship, ply, prejudice, tendentiousnessWords Related to partiality chauvinism, cronyism, favoritism, nepotism; self-opinionatedness, self-partiality; bent, inclination, leaning, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency; preconception, prejudgment, prepossessionNear Antonyms of partiality calm, detachment, dispassion, indifference; aversion, dislike, distaste, hate, scunnerAntonyms of partiality impartiality, neutrality, objectivity, open-mindedness, unbiasedness

  2. 2 a habitual attraction to some activity or thing a person with an unfortunate partiality for jumping to conclusions Synonyms of partiality affection, affinity, aptitude, bent, bias, bone, devices, disposition, genius, habitude, impulse, leaning, inclination, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency, turnWords Related to partiality 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 partiality allergy, averseness, aversion, disfavor, disinclination, dislike, disliking, disrelish, distaste; detachment, impartiality, neutrality, objectivity; apathy, disinterestedness, indifference, insouciance, nonchalance, unconcern

  3. 3 positive regard for something a partiality toward outdoor sports of all kinds Synonyms of partiality appetite, fancy, favor, fondness, like, love, love affair, liking, preference, relish, shine, taste, useWords Related to partiality craving, desire, hankering, longing, thirst, yen; enthusiasm, gusto, interest, passion; bias, prejudice; bent, inclination, leaning, propensity, tendency; tooth; palate; weaknessNear Antonyms of partiality apathy, disinclination; indifference, unconcernAntonyms of partiality aversion, disfavor, disgust, dislike, distaste, hatred, loathing, mislike



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