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 Meanings and Examples of BIAS
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 n.  preference or inclination, especially one that inhibits impartial judgment; influence in unfair way
Classic Sentence:
1  On the contrary, the knowing that there was such a provision for me probably did bias me.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
2  I was afraid of the bias of those worldly maxims, which she has been too much used to hear.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXV
3  He had suspected his agent of some underhand dealing; of meaning to bias him against the deserving; and he had determined to go himself, and thoroughly investigate the merits of the case.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLI
4  de la Tremouille--a Protestant, and seeing the king seldom--was of no party, he did not, in general, carry any bias into his social relations.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 6 HIS MAJESTY KING LOUIS XIII
Example Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  Some institutions still have a strong bias against women.
2  Given data which are free from bias there are further snares to avoid in statistical work.
3  Employers must consider all candidates impartially and without bias.
4  The Department has a strong bias towards neuroscience.
5  The study set out to examine bias in television news coverage.
6  The government has accused the media of bias.
7  The lawyer made a tearful plea to bias the jury.
8  The newspaper has a clear bias towards the Conservative Party.
9  They are accusing the teacher of political bias in his marking.
10  In effect the researcher uses the null form in order to neutralize his own bias regarding outcome.
11  She has a strong musical bias.
12  Now that I can daily watch their news reports on Star Choice, I can tell you that the bias is as deep there as anywhere.
13  This bias towards evil is sometimes called depravity or original sin.
14  He has a bias against Japanese products.
15  For a long time, I bought into this anti-circle bias; and while I often strayed from the straight and narrow, I always chalked up my circuitous path to personal shortcomings.