impartiality


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im·par·tial

 (ĭm-pär′shəl)
adj.
Not partial or biased; unprejudiced. See Synonyms at fair1.

im′par·ti·al′i·ty (-shē-ăl′ĭ-tē), im·par′tial·ness n.
im·par′tial·ly adv.

Impartiality

 
  1. Feel rather like a bridge [at being caught between problems of two friends] attached neither to one side nor the other of a tumultous river, suspended in space —May Sarton
  2. Impartially welcoming as the host of a television show —Nadine Gordimer
  3. Neutral as a page number —John Braine
  4. (A voice) neutral as Switzerland —Anon
  5. (The Yvette who assembled before me was as) objective as a police sketch —Jill Ciment
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.impartiality - an inclination to weigh both views or opinions equally
inclination, tendency, disposition - an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others; "he had an inclination to give up too easily"; "a tendency to be too strict"
disinterestedness - freedom from bias or from selfish motives
candor, fair-mindedness, fairness, candour - ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty
partisanship, partiality - an inclination to favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives

impartiality

impartiality

noun
Translations
عَدَم أنْحِياز، نزاهَه
nestrannost
upartiskhed
hlutleysi
bîtaraflıktarafsızlık

impartiality

[ɪmˌpɑːʃɪˈælɪtɪ] Nimparcialidad f

impartiality

[ˌɪmpɑːrʃiˈælɪti] nimpartialité f

impartiality

nUnparteilichkeit f, → Unvoreingenommenheit f

impartiality

[ɪmˌpɑːʃɪˈælɪtɪ] nimparzialità

impartial

(imˈpaːʃəl) adjective
not favouring one person etc more than another. an impartial judge.
imˈpartially adverb
imˌpartiˈality (-ʃiˈӕ-) noun
References in classic literature ?
She had received a very recent proof of its impartiality.
Jennings (as she had of late often hoped might be the case) had ceased to imagine her at all attached to Edward; and happy above all the rest, in the absence of Marianne, she felt very well able to speak of the affair without embarrassment, and to give her judgment, as she believed, with impartiality on the conduct of every one concerned in it.
But Doctor Kimble (country apothecaries in old days enjoyed that title without authority of diploma), being a thin and agile man, was flitting about the room with his hands in his pockets, making himself agreeable to his feminine patients, with medical impartiality, and being welcomed everywhere as a doctor by hereditary right--not one of those miserable apothecaries who canvass for practice in strange neighbourhoods, and spend all their income in starving their one horse, but a man of substance, able to keep an extravagant table like the best of his patients.
Locksley now proceeded to the distribution of the spoil, which he performed with the most laudable impartiality.
This tribunal, under an oath of impartiality, pronounces definitive sentence, which all the cantons are bound to enforce.
With a grave appearance of impartiality he declared that as they were now finally committing themselves to Reform or Innovation, it was desirable that they should take one last view of the perimeter of the whole subject, its defects as well as its advantages.
She is my daughter, of course; but then I am a man of the world and a man of taste, and perfectly qualified to give an opinion with impartiality - yes, Dick, with impartiality.
I was again astonished, for he addressed himself to the question with the impartiality of the completest sanity.
Serious objections,' remarked the Provincial Mayor, with an air of impartiality, turning towards the Time Traveller.
I have not refused your application, sir,” said Marmaduke, perceiving at once that his reputation for impartiality was at stake; “go into my office, Mr.
For the purity of her intentions she could answer; and she was willing to hope, secondly, that her uncle's displeasure was abating, and would abate farther as he considered the matter with more impartiality, and felt, as a good man must feel, how wretched, and how unpardonable, how hopeless, and how wicked it was to marry without affection.
That alone disqualifies you; it casts doubts on your impartiality.