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(noun) 
Definition
mental tendency, esp. prejudice
There were fierce attacks on the BBC for alleged political bias.
Synonyms
prejudice
a victim of racial prejudice
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leaning
I always had a leaning towards sport.
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bent
a bent for natural history
,
tendency
He has a tendency towards snobbery.
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inclination
She set out to follow her artistic inclinations.
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penchant
She had a penchant for playing jokes on people.
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intolerance
an act of religious intolerance
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bigotry
He deplored religious bigotry.
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propensity
She hadn't reckoned on his propensity for violence.
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favouritism
Accusations of political favouritism abound.
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predisposition
the predisposition to behave in a certain way
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nepotism
They protested at what they described as nepotism and corruption in the government.
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unfairness
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predilection
his predilection for blondes
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proclivity (formal)
Los Angeles's unique proclivity for experimental arty endeavour
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partiality
The judge was accused of partiality.
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narrow-mindedness
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proneness
He has a proneness to making unfortunate remarks.
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one-sidedness
Opposites
(noun) 
Definition
a diagonal cut across the weave of a fabric
The fabric, cut on the bias, hangs as light as a cobweb.
Synonyms
slant
They give a slant to every single news item that's put on the air.
, ,
angle
He was considering the idea from all angles.
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diagonal line
(verb) 
Definition
to cause to have a bias
We mustn't allow it to bias our teaching.
Synonyms
influence
The conference influenced us to launch the campaign.
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colour
The attitude of parents colours the way their children behave.
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weight
The electoral law is still heavily weighted in favour of the ruling party.
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prejudice
I think your upbringing has prejudiced you.
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distort
The media distorts reality.
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sway
Don't ever be swayed by fashion.
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warp
Rainwater had warped the door's timber.
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slant
The coverage was deliberately slanted to make the home team look good.
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predispose
Some factors predispose certain individuals to criminal behaviour.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of angle
Definition
point of view
He was considering the idea from all angles.
in the sense of bent
Definition
personal inclination or aptitude
a bent for natural history
in the sense of bigotry
He deplored religious bigotry.
Synonyms
unfairness,
chauvinism,
sectarianism,
racialism,
faith hate,
narrow-mindedness,
mindlessness,
pig-ignorance (slang),
illiberality

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