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Meaning of IMPARTIAL

Pronunciation:  im'pârshul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  free from undue bias or preconceived opinions; "an unprejudiced appraisal of the pros and cons"; "the impartial eye of a scientist"
  2. [adj]  showing lack of favoritism; "the cold neutrality of an impartial judge"

IMPARTIAL is a 9 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: color-blind, colour-blind, disinterested, dispassionate, fair, indifferent, nonracist, open, unbiased, unbiassed, unprejudiced
 Antonyms: discriminatory, partial, prejudiced, unfair
 See Also: just



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Im*par"tial\, a. [Pref. im- not + partial: cf. F.
Not partial; not favoring one more than another; treating all
alike; unprejudiced; unbiased; disinterested; equitable;
fair; just. --Shak.

      Jove is impartial, and to both the same. --Dryden.

      A comprehensive and impartial view.      --Macaulay.

Thesaurus Terms
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