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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Impartial  \Im*par"tial\,  a.  [Pref.  im-  not  +  partial:  cf  F. 
  impartial.] 
  Not  partial;  not  favoring  one  more  than  another;  treating  all 
  alike;  unprejudiced;  unbiased;  disinterested;  equitable; 
  fair;  just  --Shak. 
 
  Jove  is  impartial,  and  to  both  the  same  --Dryden. 
 
  A  comprehensive  and  impartial  view.  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  impartial 
  adj  1:  showing  lack  of  favoritism;  "the  cold  neutrality  of  an 
  impartial  judge"  [syn:  {fair}]  [ant:  {partial}] 
  2:  free  from  undue  bias  or  preconceived  opinions;  "an 
  unprejudiced  appraisal  of  the  pros  and  cons";  "the 
  impartial  eye  of  a  scientist"  [syn:  {unprejudiced}]  [ant: 
  {prejudiced}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  IMPARTIAL,  adj  Unable  to  perceive  any  promise  of  personal  advantage 
  from  espousing  either  side  of  a  controversy  or  adopting  either  of  two 
  conflicting  opinions. 
 
 




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