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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


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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