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Definition of Partiality


  1. The quality or state of being partial; inclination to favor one party, or one side of a question, more than the other; undue bias of mind.
  2. A predilection or inclination to one thing rather than to others; special taste or liking; as, a partiality for poetry or painting.

Partiality Quotations

I have developed a very strong partiality for the dead: they don't talk back, they don't sue, and they don't have angry relatives.
Ron Chernow

What people call impartiality may simply mean indifference, and what people call partiality may simply mean mental activity.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

Personality is lower than partiality.
Goldwin Smith

The republic I fell in love with, the republic I risked my life to defend, the values I hold dear, the integrity that we all share - these do not know prejudice and they do not accept partiality.
Allen West

We can today open wide the history of their administrations and point with pride to every act, and challenge the world to point out a single act stained with injustice to the North, or with partiality to their own section.
Robert Toombs
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Partiality Translations

partiality in German is Parteilichkeit, Vorliebe
partiality in Spanish is parcialidad
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