Definitions for partialityˌpɑr ʃiˈæl ɪ ti, pɑrˈʃæl-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

par•ti•al•i•tyˌpɑr ʃiˈæl ɪ ti, pɑrˈʃæl-(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. a favorable bias.

  2. a special fondness or liking.

Origin of partiality:

1375–1425; late ME < ML

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fondness, fancy, partiality(noun)

    a predisposition to like something

    "he had a fondness for whiskey"

  2. partiality, partisanship(noun)

    an inclination to favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives

Wiktionary

  1. partiality(Noun)

    Preference, bias in favor of, tendency.

    The judge's partiality towards the defendant caused him to be replaced, with someone who was apparently more neutral.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Partiality(noun)

    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. Partiality(noun)

    a predilection or inclination to one thing rather than to others; special taste or liking; as, a partiality for poetry or painting


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

partiality(noun)

a liking for

He has a partiality for cheese.

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