1. [ noun ] a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
Synonyms: bias preconception
Related terms: partiality taboo irrational_hostility homophobia racism experimenter_bias islamophobia tendentiousness bias
2. [ verb ] (law) disadvantage by prejudice; in law
Related terms: disadvantage justice
3. [ verb ] influence (somebody's) opinion in advance
Synonyms: prepossess
Related terms: influence bias bias preconception
4. [ noun ] an opinion that is preconceived and (usually) unfavorable
Related terms: preconception irrational_hostility taboo
Similar spelling:   prejudiced