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Biased   /bˈaɪəst/   Listen
Biased

adjective
1.
Favoring one person or side over another.  Synonyms: colored, coloured, one-sided, slanted.  "A decision that was partial to the defendant"






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"Biased" Quotes from Famous Books



... before? Swallow's backers began to blanch. Why, why was McGloin pressing so hard? Why? why? Emetic must tire. Must, must, must. Why would McGloin insist on taking that pace? It was a mistake, a mistake. The race had twisted his brain. The fight for leadership had biased his judgment. If he was not careful that lean, hungry-looking horse, with Garrison up, would swing out from the bunch, fresh, unkilled by pace-following, and beat him to a froth. . ...
— Garrison's Finish - A Romance of the Race-Course • W. B. M. Ferguson

... you say? Do they really? Well, they may, But such biased attestation Is not worth consideration, For a legal judgment shelves What ...
— Are Women People? • Alice Duer Miller

... present a number of typical cases recorded in the reports of the United States Government, and in the evidence of trained and impartial investigators of social agencies more generally opposed to the doctrine of Birth Control than biased in favor ...
— The Pivot of Civilization • Margaret Sanger

... control. Certain of the Regents were particularly aggressive, especially Levi Bishop, the Detroit member of the Board, who for a long period wrote anonymous articles on the University in a Detroit paper, giving his biased view of all that happened in the Regents' meetings. The Ann Arbor Regent, Donald MacIntyre, whose banking office became the unofficial center of University affairs, also proved himself ...
— The University of Michigan • Wilfred Shaw

... said: Thou art like Shatrunjaya himself, biased against her by the insinuations of Haridasa, and the discreditable behaviour of that little liar Chaturika, who betrayed her as well as others, and by the idle talk of the people, which she rightly compared herself to the croaking ...
— The Substance of a Dream • F. W. Bain

... the chaos there darted flashes of light, like rapier thrusts, words that looked and stabbed, heroic laughter. Gradually an impression emerged from his first reading, perhaps through the biased scheme of the selections. Voluntarily or involuntarily the German editors had selected those pieces of French which could seem to establish by the testimony of the French themselves the failings of the French and the superiority ...
— Jean-Christophe, Vol. I • Romain Rolland



Words linked to "Biased" :   slanted, one-sided, coloured, partial, colored



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