Definitions and Examples of partisan, biased, prejudiced
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
Favoring one side or party over another.
The newspaper's partisan coverage of the election was criticized for its lack of objectivity.
Unfairly prejudiced for or against someone or something.
The judge was accused of being biased towards the defendant, as he had worked with him in the past.
Having an unreasonable dislike or distrust of a particular group or individual.
His prejudiced views towards people of different races made it hard for him to make friends.
Key Differences: partisan vs biased vs prejudiced
- 1Partisan implies favoring one side over the other, often in a political context.
- 2Biased suggests an unfair preference for or against someone or something.
- 3Prejudiced denotes an unreasonable dislike or distrust of a particular group or individual.
Effective Usage of partisan, biased, prejudiced
- 1Politics: Use partisan to describe political bias or affiliation.
- 2Media: Use biased to critique news sources that lack objectivity.
- 3Social Issues: Use prejudiced to describe discriminatory attitudes or behaviors.
The antonyms have distinct nuances: Partisan implies political bias, biased suggests unfair preference, and prejudiced denotes unreasonable dislike. Use these words to describe political affiliations, critique biased news sources, and address discriminatory attitudes or behaviors.