Bias and Propensity


Bias noun - An attitude that always favors one way of feeling or acting especially without considering any other possibilities.
Usage example: he has a powerful bias towards sentimentality, which comes through even in his grittier stories

Propensity is a synonym for bias in inclination topic. In some cases you can use "Propensity" instead the word "Bias" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like partiality, approach, prejudice, predisposition. popular alternative

Nearby Words: biased, biassed, biasing, biasness


Propensity noun - A habitual attraction to some activity or thing.
Usage example: a neighbor who has an unfortunate propensity for snooping

Bias is a synonym for propensity in inclination topic. You can use "Bias" instead the word "Propensity" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as tendency, approach, emphasis. popular alternative

How words are described

natural natural bias natural propensity
specific specific bias specific propensity
notorious notorious bias notorious propensity
extreme extreme bias extreme propensity
Other adjectives: unfortunate, noticeable, apparent, inbuilt.
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