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Noun: partiality  paa(r)'shee-a-lu-tee
  1. A predisposition to like something
    "he had a partiality for whiskey";
    - fondness, fancy
  2. An inclination to favour one group, view or opinion over alternatives
    - partisanship

Derived forms: partialities

Type of: disposition, inclination, liking, tendency

Antonym: impartiality

Encyclopedia: Partiality