Preferences and types

partiality
(n)
par-shi-AL-i-tee
Meaning

1. inclination

1st Sample Sentence

1. I like both French and Italian wines, but I have a partiality to Italian ones.

2nd Meaning

2. unfairly favoring one side or party over another

2nd Sample Sentence

2. If a judge feels that he can't judge a particular case without partiality, he is excused from judging that case and replaced with another.

Root

pars partis (part) (Latin)

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