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Meaning of IMPARTIALITY

Pronunciation:  im`pârshee'alitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an inclination to weigh both views or opinions equally
 

IMPARTIALITY is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: nonpartisanship
 
 Antonyms: partiality, partisanship
 
 See Also: candor, candour, disinterestedness, disposition, fair-mindedness, fairness, inclination, tendency

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im*par`ti*al"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F. impartialit['e].]
The quality of being impartial; freedom from bias or
favoritism; disinterestedness; equitableness; fairness; as,
impartiality of judgment, of treatment, etc.

      Impartiality strips the mind of prejudice and passion.
                                               --South.

 
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 Related Terms: abnegation, abstention, abstinence, anythingarianism, calm, calmness, conservatism, constraint, continence, control, cool, cop-out, detachment, disinterest, disinterestedness, dispassion, dispassionateness, equitability, evasion, evenhandedness, evenness, fairness, fence-sitting, gentleness, golden mean, happy medium, independence, indifference, judiciousness, juste-milieu, justness, lenity, loftiness, meden agan, middle way, mildness, moderateness, moderation, moderationism, mugwumpery, mugwumpism, neutralism, neutrality, nonalignment, noncommitment, noninvolvement, nonpartisanism, nonviolence, nothing in excess, nothingarianism, objectivity, Olympian detachment, pacifism, prudence, repose, restraint, self-abnegation, self-control, self-denial, selflessness, self-restraint, serenity, sobriety, stability, steadiness, strict neutrality, temperance, temperateness, tranquillity, unbias, unbiasedness, unexcessiveness, unextravagance, unextremeness, unopinionatedness, unprejudicedness, unselfishness, via media
 

 

 

 

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