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 ?
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.
It is almost impossible for the best parent to observe an exact impartiality to his children, even though no superior merit should bias his affection; but sure a parent can hardly be blamed, when that superiority determines his preference.
Tom waited less nervously than he had done on a former occasion in this apartment, while his uncle took out his snuff-box and gratified each nostril with deliberate impartiality.
This tribunal, under an oath of impartiality, pronounces definitive sentence, which all the cantons are bound to enforce.
The apportionment of taxes on the various descriptions of property is an act which seems to require the most exact impartiality; yet there is, perhaps, no legislative act in which greater opportunity and temptation are given to a predominant party to trample on the rules of justice.
Next day the weather was bad, but she trudged on, the honesty, directness, and impartiality of elemental enmity disconcerting her but little.
He shies at every thing he comes across, with the utmost impartiality. He appears to have a mortal dread of telegraph poles, especially; and it is fortunate that these are on both sides of the road, because as it is now, I never fall off twice in succession on the same side.
"Therefore we have every confidence in that impartiality of the king, and hope to make our feeble voices heard, with the consent of your majesty, when the hour for defending an accused friend strikes."
She had received a very recent proof of its impartiality. How shocked had he been by her behaviour to Miss Bates!
It were yesterday afternoon" (with an appearance of mingled wisdom, relief, and strict impartiality).
`Serious objections,' remarked the Provincial Mayor, with an air of impartiality, turning towards the Time Traveller.
The offence was too apparent to be passed over, and the sheriff, mindful of the impartiality exhibited by his cousin in the recent trial of the Leather-Stocking, came to the painful conclusion that it was necessary to commit his major-domo to prison.