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bi·ased

also bi·assed  (bī′əst)
adj.
Marked by or exhibiting bias; prejudiced: gave a biased account of the trial.

bi•ased

(ˈbaɪ əst)

adj.
having or showing bias.
Also, esp. Brit., bi′assed.
[1605–15]
bi′ased•ly; esp. Brit., bi′assed•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.biased - favoring one person or side over another; "a biased account of the trial"; "a decision that was partial to the defendant"
partial - showing favoritism

biased

biased

also biassed
adjective
Translations
مُتَحَيِّزمُتَحَيِّز مع
předpojatýzaujatý
forudindtaget
puolueellinen
pristran
偏った
편견을 가진
pristranski
jävig
ซึ่งลำเอียง
thiên vị

biased

biassed [ˈbaɪəst] ADJparcial

biased

[ˈbaɪəst] adj [person, process, system] → partial(e); [judgement, language] → montrant un parti pris; [reporting] → tendancieux/euse
to be biased [person] → n'être pas impartial(e)
to be biased against → avoir un préjugé contre
to be biased towards, to be biased in favour of → favoriser

biased

, (US) biassed
adjvoreingenommen, befangen; … but then I’m biased… aber ich bin natürlich voreingenommen or befangen; biased toward(s) somebody/somethinggegenüber jdm/einer Sache voreingenommen; biased in favour (Brit) or favor (US) of/againstvoreingenommen für/gegen

biased

biassed [ˈbaɪəst] adjparziale
to be biased against → essere prevenuto/a contro

bias

(ˈbaiəs) noun
1. favouring of one or other (side in an argument etc) rather than remaining neutral. a bias against people of other religions.
2. a weight on or in an object (eg a bowl for playing bowls) making it move in a particular direction.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈbias(s)ed
to influence (usually unfairly). He was biased by the report in the newspapers.
ˈbias(s)ed adjective
(negative unbias(s)ed) favouring one side rather than another. a biased judgement.

biased

مُتَحَيِّز předpojatý forudindtaget voreingenommen προκατειλημμένος parcial, tendencioso puolueellinen partial pristran parziale 偏った 편견을 가진 bevooroordeeld ensidig stronniczy tendencioso предвзятый jävig ซึ่งลำเอียง yanlı thiên vị 有偏见的
References in classic literature ?
I should like to conclude the chapter with the above appeal, but cannot, owing to my anxiety to repel a charge often made against whalemen, and which, in the estimation of some already biased minds, might be considered as indirectly substantiated by what has been said of the Frenchman's two whales.
But one cannot be too much on his guard in such a case, lest his actions be biased by obstinacy or an undue regard for the opinions of men.
Secretly I wanted to believe all these kind sayings, but I could not; I was afraid that my masters' partiality for me, and pride in me, biased their judgment.
I have no doubt that I was biased, but I think it was blamelessly.
I wish him no ill on that account, one is biased by his passions.
It would be mortifying to the feelings of many ladies, could they be made to understand how little the heart of man is affected by what is costly or new in their attire; how little it is biased by the texture of their muslin, and how unsusceptible of peculiar tenderness towards the spotted, the sprigged, the mull, or the jackonet.
Rather would I submit to the biased judgment of Zat Arras than be the cause of civil strife in Helium.
The veneration and the affection which some of these men felt for the scenes they were speaking of, heated their fancies and biased their judgment; but the pleasant falsities they wrote were full of honest sincerity, at any rate.
It is of the first importance," he said, "not to allow your judgment to be biased by personal qualities.
But one cannot be too much on his guard in such a case, lest his action be biased by obstinacy or an undue regard for the opinions of men.
I have lived it, naked, taken it up in both my hands and looked at it, and tasted it, the flesh and the blood of it, and, being purely an intellectual, I have been biased by neither passion nor prejudice.
There is no denying that, seen with a somewhat biased eye, the Good Sport resembled rather closely a poster advertising a revue.