Search Result for "biased":
1. favoring one person or side over another;
- Example: "a biased account of the trial"
- Example: "a decision that was partial to the defendant"
[syn: biased, colored, coloured, one-sided, slanted]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Bias \Bi"as\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Biased (b[imac]"ast); p. pr. & vb. n. Biasing.] To incline to one side; to give a particular direction to; to influence; to prejudice; to prepossess. [1913 Webster] Me it had not biased in the one direction, nor should it have biased any just critic in the counter direction. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
biased adj 1: favoring one person or side over another; "a biased account of the trial"; "a decision that was partial to the defendant" [syn: biased, colored, coloured, one-sided, slanted]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
88 Moby Thesaurus words for "biased": across, antiblack, aslant, aslope, athwart, atilt, bendwise, bent, bevel, beveled, bias, biaswise, canting, careening, catercorner, catercornered, chauvinistic, colored, cooked, crossways, crosswise, diagonal, disposed, distorted, doctored, doctrinaire, dogmatic, garbled, inclinational, inclinatory, inclined, inclining, influenced, interested, involved, jaundiced, kittycorner, know-nothing, leaning, listing, misquoted, misrepresented, nonobjective, one-sided, opinionated, out of plumb, out of square, partial, partisan, perverted, pitched, predisposed, prejudiced, prepossessed, racist, raking, recumbent, sexist, shelving, shelvy, sideling, sidelong, slant, slanted, slanting, slantways, slantwise, sloped, sloping, strained, superpatriotic, swayed, tendentious, thwart, tilted, tilting, tipped, tipping, tipsy, tortured, transverse, twisted, ultranationalist, undetached, undispassionate, unneutral, warped, xenophobic