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Definition of Partiality

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

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

Personality is lower than partiality.
Goldwin Smith

Dante himself is open to the suspicion of partiality: it is said, not without apparent ground, that he puts into hell all the enemies of the political cause, which, in his eyes, was that of Italy and God.
Goldwin Smith
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Partiality Translations

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

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