biased biased  /ˈbaɪ əst/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) favoring one person or side over another

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The charge has been made seriously in quarters which cannot be ignored that a great many radio stations throughout the country are putting biased news broadcasts on the air.
  2. Not all artfully biased terms have been honored with formal labels.
  3. CON: His performance at the 2006 White House Correspondents' Association dinner stirred controversy, raising concerns over the biased nature of his satire.

News

  1. Cut to black: James Gandolfini, in his own words

    'I think it's an exceptional place to grow up,' said Gandolfini, of New Jersey. 'But then I'm totally, completely biased.'
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Star-Ledger

  2. Kanye West: Blood on the Leaves

    Whatever you think of Kanye West, the release of his sixth album is a big deal. I'm totally biased, I've already listened to the album probably two dozen times, and "Blood on the Leaves" is an early favorite. Read more...        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Gizmodo

  3. ‘Totally Biased’ Host Trashes ‘Racist, Child-Killing Coward’ Zimmerman

    *W. Kamau Bell, the current host of the late night show “Totally Biased“ on FX, didn’t shy away from the chance to use his public forum the other night to voice his thoughts on the George Zimmerman murder trial. ? Unlike the jurors who are brought in to hear both sides of the case before passing [...]
    on June 16, 2013     Source: EURweb

Quotes

  1. "Once again, Israel faces hypocrisy and a biased rush to judgment," Mr Netanyahu said as he defended the actions of Israeli marines who, he said, fired in self-defence against Turks wielding sticks and knives on the cruise liner Mavi Marmara....
    on Jun 2, 2010 By: Benjamin Netanyahu Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. Obama noted that "Skip Gates is a friend, so I may be a little biased here," and he referred to the professor's account of arriving home to find a jammed door, forcing it open and then being confronted by a white police officer looking for proof...
    on Jul 22, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  3. "The fans at home cheer for us; the fans here don't," Pierce said. "I mean, I'm not at enough Lakers games to really tell you how their fans are. I'm more biased knowing that our fans are a little bit more knowledgeable to the game. I think a...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Paul Pierce Source: ESPN

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