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An impartial judge is necessary for a fair trial.
  without favoritism or bias
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impartial impartiality impartially
Word Prefix:  The prefix, "im" often means "not"; as "impossible" is "not possible" or "immature" is "not mature".
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  • An impartial judge is necessary for a fair trial.
  • Some studies require the impartial eye of a scientist.
  • They trusted him to be impartial.
  • The champions will be chosen by an impartial selector:
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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  • And how is Cormier going to remain impartial, knowing that her daughter’s boyfriend was blown away by my client while she stood there watching?
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Farewell to Arms
  • Led by the impartial conduct of my soul;
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry IV, Part 2
  • If just for one week the South would show them some simple, impartial courtesy.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • I want to be impartial, and I thought this would be the best way to handle the discrepancy.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • She’d adopted the tone of a social worker, an impartial third party, and I wanted to smack her for it.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went

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  • So they decided to try and find an impartial man to rule the whole area and resolve their disputes.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • During jury selection, numerous jurors announced that they could not be impartial toward Mrs. Colbey.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • It is impossible for me to be impartial.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • One of the servants had evidently gotten tired of standing motionless and impartial and was now looking her over with barely veiled revulsion.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • Because if it’s about some personal animosity you hold toward me, perhaps you should consider recusing yourself from this case and let her enter her plea in front of an impartial judge:’ Glass was a bully, and like all bullies, he became angry and confused when people stood up to him.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • They were impartial, up in the clouds, like good gods.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • It rests in my hand, valuable as a jewel, looking out through bone and cloth with its impartial gaze.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • One doesn’t love God and sacrilege impartially.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • I won’t claim to be an impartial biographer.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • "We feel that the only way to preserve our relationships with both factions is to remain impartial and uninvolved," she continues.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • In that case, you must give me credit for being impartial.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • I was again astonished, for he addressed himself to the question with the impartiality of the completest sanity.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • Here then, from three impartial witnesses, I had a deliberate statement of the entire case.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • He explained that he was there to supervise the proceedings, as a sort of umpire, and he would take a scrupulously impartial view of the case.
    Albert Camus  --  The Stranger
  • She had the impartiality of nature, with the same lack of indulgence or clemency.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • I love the pure, peaceable, and impartial Christianity of Christ: I therefore hate the corrupt, slaveholding, women-whipping, cradle-plundering, partial and hypocritical Christianity of this land.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • But after the retreat, when someone else, someone impartial and from the East Coast, deemed me Juilliardworthy, the idea burrowed into Gran’s brain.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • Melanie tried to consider it impartially.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • I’ll take every opportunity to speak openly to Mrs. van D. about our many differences and not be afraid — despite my reputation as a smart aleck -to offer my impartial opinion.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • I, however, am here to explain the wisdom of centaurs, which is impersonal and impartial.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Had there been one there sufficiently disengaged to become a close observer, he might have fancied that the services of the young chief were not entirely impartial.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • The Doors of Death have been forced open, and no one is policing them—at least, not impartially.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • Trust me in this matter and, believe me, I shall be capable of judging impartially.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • When we were dead, they would spread the word that the criminals had been eradicated, that the Volturi had acted with nothing but impartiality.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • It will be a great help to have cool, impartial persons take a look at it, and tell me what they think of it.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • As if trying to make him see reason she replied impartially: "The girl will be over from Bettsbridge to-morrow, and I presume she’s got to have somewheres to sleep."
    Edith Wharton  --  Ethan Frome
  • He speedily learned that Perrault and Francois were fair men, calm and impartial in administering justice, and too wise in the way of dogs to be fooled by dogs.
    Jack London  --  The Call of the Wild
  • ’Serious objections,’ remarked the Provincial Mayor, with an air of impartiality, turning towards the Time Traveller.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Time Machine
  • Then he added, "Monsieur, you may rest assured I shall perform my duty impartially, and that if he be innocent you shall not have appealed to me in vain; should he, however, be guilty, in this present epoch, impunity would furnish a dangerous example, and I must do my duty."
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Would there be any reason why you could not render a fair and impartial verdict in this?
    Richard Wright  --  Native Son
  • I might answer, sire, that he is too deeply interested in the question to be a very impartial witness; but so far from that, sire, I know the duke to be a royal gentleman, and I refer the matter to him—but upon one condition, sire.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • Anu pronounces impartially, as is fitting in so lofty and remote a person: ’One of the two must die.’
    Unknown  --  The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • I desire to speak impartially on this point, and as one not interested in the success or failure of the present economical and social arrangements.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • I have read every historical work that I have been able to lay my hands on, from a catalogue of dry facts and dryer dates to Green’s impartial, picturesque "History of the English People"; from Freeman’s "History of Europe" to Emerton’s "Middle Ages."
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life
  • But this was the only time I was ever guilty of so uncleanly an action; for which I cannot but hope the candid reader will give some allowance, after he has maturely and impartially considered my case, and the distress I was in.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels
  • During the voir dire examination, four of them told the court that they had been personally, though not intimately, acquainted with Mr. Clutter; but upon further questioning, each said he did not feel this circumstance would hinder his ability to reach an impartial verdict.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • Here I’ll stand, though he should win; I might just win, myself: the battle-god’s impartial, dealing death to the death-dealing man.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • A piece of rock, on the other hand, impartially attracts the universe according to the law of gravitation.
    John Gardner  --  Grendel
  • I think it would be acknowledged by the most impartial eye to have many recommendations.
    Jane Austen  --  Northanger Abbey
  • Could it be an impartial one?
    Jane Austen  --  Sense and Sensibility
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