Definitions for one-sided
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(n.)considering but one side of a matter or question; partial or unfair:
a one-sided judgment.
with one side far superior or having all the advantage; unequal:
a one-sided fight.
Biol.existing, occurring, or developing more fully on one side, as certain flower clusters.
Origin of one-sided:
not reversible or capable of having either side out
involving only one part or side
"unilateral paralysis"; "a unilateral decision"
biased, colored, coloured, one-sided, slanted(adj)
favoring one person or side over another
"a biased account of the trial"; "a decision that was partial to the defendant"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
(of a competition, war, etc.) unfair because one team or player is much better
a one-sided battle/conflict
(of a discussion, argument, etc.) unfair because only one point of view is given
the one-sided way in which the media presents the issue
Partial or biased in favour of one faction or demographic group
We were robbed! That referee was definitely one-sided.
With one competitor dominant over the other
It was a swift, one-sided fight, all over in the second round.
Translations for one-sided
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
with one person or side having a great advantage over the other
a one-sided contest.
- eensydig, partydigAfrikaans
- مِن جانِبٍ واحِد، غَيْر مُتَوازِنArabic
- desigualPortuguese (BR)
- άνισος, μεροληπτικός, μονόπλευροςGreek
- یک طرفهFarsi
- एक ओर बढ़ा हुआHindi
- netaisnīgs; nevienlīdzīgsLatvian
- berat sebelahMalay
- یک طرفهPersian
- يو طرفهPashto
- неравный, пристрастныйRussian
- tek taraflıTurkish
- 一邊發達的Chinese (Trad.)
- упереджений; несправедливийUkrainian
- يک طرفہUrdu
- về một phíaVietnamese
- 一边发达的Chinese (Simp.)
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