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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.

impartial

(ɪmˈpɑːʃəl)
adj
not prejudiced towards or against any particular side or party; fair; unbiased
imˌpartiˈality, imˈpartialness n
imˈpartially adv

im•par•tial

(ɪmˈpɑr ʃəl)

adj.
not partial or biased; fair; just: an impartial judge.
[1585–95]
im•par`ti•al′i•ty (-ʃiˈæl ɪ ti) im•par′tial•ness, n.
im•par′tial•ly, adv.
syn: See fair1.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.impartial - showing lack of favoritism; "the cold neutrality of an impartial judge"
fair, just - free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules; "a fair referee"; "fair deal"; "on a fair footing"; "a fair fight"; "by fair means or foul"
partial - showing favoritism
2.impartial - free from undue bias or preconceived opinions; "an unprejudiced appraisal of the pros and cons"; "the impartial eye of a scientist"
receptive, open - ready or willing to receive favorably; "receptive to the proposals"

impartial

impartial

adjective
2. Not inclining toward or actively taking either side in a matter under dispute:
Idiom: on the fence.
Translations
غَيْرُ مُتَحَيِّزٍنَزيه، غَيْر مُنْحاز
nestranný
upartisk
unparteiischunparteilich
erapooletu
puolueeton
nepristran
óhlutdrægur
偏らない
공평한
bešališkai
objektīvstaisnīgs
nestranný
nepristranski
objektiv
ไม่ลำเอียง
không thiên vị

impartial

[ɪmˈpɑːʃəl] ADJimparcial

impartial

[ɪmˈpɑːrʃəl] adj [observer, judge, advice, opinion] → impartial(e)

impartial

impartial

[ɪmˈpɑːʃl] adjimparziale

impartial

(imˈpaːʃəl) adjective
not favouring one person etc more than another. an impartial judge.
imˈpartially adverb
imˌpartiˈality (-ʃiˈӕ-) noun

impartial

غَيْرُ مُتَحَيِّزٍ nestranný upartisk unparteiisch αμερόληπτος imparcial puolueeton impartial nepristran imparziale 偏らない 공평한 onpartijdig upartisk bezstronny imparcial беспристрастный objektiv ไม่ลำเอียง yansız không thiên vị 不偏不倚的

impartial

a. imparcial.
References in classic literature ?
The reader will here find no regions cursed with irremediable barrenness, or blessed with spontaneous fecundity, no perpetual gloom or unceasing sunshine; nor are the nations here described either devoid of all sense of humanity, or consummate in all private and social virtues; here are no Hottentots without religion, polity, or articulate language, no Chinese perfectly polite, and completely skilled in all sciences: he will discover, what will always be discovered by a diligent and impartial inquirer, that wherever human nature is to be found there is a mixture of vice and virtue, a contest of passion and reason, and that the Creator doth not appear partial in his distributions, but has balanced in most countries their particular inconveniences by particular favours.
And now the old ships and their men are gone; the new ships and the new men, many of them bearing the old, auspicious names, have taken up their watch on the stern and impartial sea, which offers no opportunities but to those who know how to grasp them with a ready hand and an undaunted heart.
"I look at those boys," the philosopher was accustomed to say, "with a perfectly impartial eye; I dismiss the unimportant accident of their birth from all consideration; and I find them below the average in every respect.
The fish were under a strict Taboo, until the distribution was completed, which seemed to be effected in the most impartial manner.
But even at an earlier age I no longer worshipped at a single shrine; there were many gods in the temple of my idolatry, and I bowed the knee to them all in a devotion which, if it was not of one quality, was certainly impartial. While I was reading, and thinking, and living Shakespeare with such an intensity that I do not see how there could have been room in my consciousness for anything else, there seem to have been half a dozen other divinities there, great and small, whom I have some present difficulty in distinguishing.
These being her Ladyship's personal merits, impartial history must acknowledge, on the list of her defects, a total want of tact and taste in her attire.
An impartial spectator, who had met them on the way, would, on viewing their several countenances, have concluded Sophia alone to have been the object of compassion: for as to Jones, he exulted in having probably saved the life of the young lady, at the price only of a broken bone; and Mr Western, though he was not unconcerned at the accident which had befallen Jones, was, however, delighted in a much higher degree with the fortunate escape of his daughter.
Elinor was half inclined to ask her reason for thinking so, because satisfied that none founded on an impartial consideration of their age, characters, or feelings, could be given;--but her mother must always be carried away by her imagination on any interesting subject, and therefore instead of an inquiry, she passed it off with a smile.
The experiment has, however, demonstrated that this expectation was ill-founded and illusory; and the observations, made under the last head, will, I imagine, have sufficed to convince the impartial and discerning, that there is an absolute necessity for an entire change in the first principles of the system; that if we are in earnest about giving the Union energy and duration, we must abandon the vain project of legislating upon the States in their collective capacities; we must extend the laws of the federal government to the individual citizens of America; we must discard the fallacious scheme of quotas and requisitions, as equally impracticable and unjust.
Would the convention have been impartial or consistent, if they had rejected the slaves from the list of inhabitants, when the shares of representation were to be calculated, and inserted them on the lists when the tariff of contributions was to be adjusted?
She was sure that presently the hoardings, the quarries, the one-story saloons, the wooden green-houses in ragged gardens, and the rocks from which goats surveyed the scene, would vanish before the advance of residences as stately as her own--perhaps (for she was an impartial woman) even statelier; and that the cobble- stones over which the old clattering omnibuses bumped would be replaced by smooth asphalt, such as people reported having seen in Paris.
It was apparently an ordinary autumn rainstorm, but the water which fell upon Jo (who was hardly old enough to be either just or unjust, and so perhaps did not come under the law of impartial distribution) appeared to have some property peculiar to itself: one would have said it was dark and adhesive--sticky.