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bias
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Sense and Sensibility
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  • If you could be supposed to be biased in any respect by your own feelings, your opinion would not be worth having.
  • His temper might perhaps be a little soured by finding, like many others of his sex, that through some unaccountable bias in favour of beauty, he was the husband of a very silly woman,—but she knew that this kind of blunder was too common for any sensible man to be lastingly hurt by it.
  • Mrs. Dashwood would have interrupted her instantly with soothing tenderness, had not Elinor, who really wished to hear her sister’s unbiased opinion, by an eager sign, engaged her silence.

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  • She has a bias against young people.
  • Everyone knows she is too biased to act as an impartial judge.

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