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English noun: partiality

1. partiality (feeling) a predisposition to like something


SamplesHe had a fondness for whiskey.


Synonymsfancy, fondness


Broader (hypernym)liking

2. partiality (cognition) an inclination to favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives


Synonymspartisanship


Broader (hypernym)disposition, inclination, tendency


Narrower (hyponym)anthropocentricity, anthropocentrism, bias, ethnocentrism, Eurocentrism, localism, preconception, prejudice, provincialism, sectionalism, tilt, unfairness


Antonymsimpartiality, nonpartisanship









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