What does one-sided mean?

Definitions for one-sided

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nonreversible, one-sided(adj)

    not reversible or capable of having either side out

  2. unilateral, one-sided(adj)

    involving only one part or side

    "unilateral paralysis"; "a unilateral decision"

  3. 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"


  1. One-sided(a.)

    Using only one side, or having only one side usable; as, one-sided printing; one-sided film; -- used mostly of sheets of material used for printing or imaging.


  1. one-sided(Adjective)

    Partial or biased in favour of one faction or demographic group

    We were robbed! That referee was definitely one-sided.

  2. one-sided(Adjective)

    With one competitor dominant over the other

    It was a swift, one-sided fight, all over in the second round.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of one-sided in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of one-sided in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marco Rubio:

    What kind of one-sided deal is this? no wonder why people around the world laugh at Barack Obama.

  2. Haytham Manaa:

    We reject this one-sided initiative and ask them to retract it and work within the framework of The SDC.

  3. Bill Roggio:

    A one sided inquiry will only fuel Sunni alienation at the hands of the Shia-led and Iranian influenced Iraqi government.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A woman should give a valid, backup REASON not mere one-sided, demanding CONDITION to a man who she wants treating her like a queen.

  5. Ling Chengxing:

    Tobacco control is long term, complex and arduous work, and one-sided, absolutist and expansionist tendencies should be carefully avoided.

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