Definition of Impartiality

1. Noun. An inclination to weigh both views or opinions equally.

Exact synonyms: Nonpartisanship
Generic synonyms: Disposition, Inclination, Tendency
Specialized synonyms: Disinterestedness, Candor, Candour, Fair-mindedness, Fairness
Derivative terms: Impartial, Impartial
Antonyms: Partiality



Definition of Impartiality

1. n. The quality of being impartial; freedom from bias or favoritism; disinterestedness; equitableness; fairness; as, impartiality of judgment, of treatment, etc.

Definition of Impartiality

1. Noun. The quality of being impartial; fairness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Impartiality

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Literary usage of Impartiality

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1. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1921)
"Secondly, the duty of impartiality includes in addition the equal treatment of both belligerents regarding such facilities as do not directly concern ..."

2. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1836)
"BY-THE-BV, that word impartiality reminds me of a legal biped, who possessed ... This was the usual impartiality of Abednego Babcock, Esq. He would sit for ..."

3. History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American Continent by George Bancroft (1868)
"Between Britain and the new empire which she founded, the duty of impartiality belongs equally to the men of the two countries; but experience ..."

4. Elements of International Law by Henry Wheaton (1904)
"Neutral impartiality, in what it consists. ... Vattel states that the impartiality, which a neutral nation ought to observe between the belligerent parties, ..."

5. Lectures on jurisprudence or the philosophy of positive law by John Austin (1885)
"Equity as meaning impartiality. Equity as meaning any law, or principle of legisla- tion ... gradually came to signify impartiality: regard to the interest ..."

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