Nouns (5)

partisanship, partiality
n. an inclination to favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives
partiality, fancy, fondness
n. a predisposition to like something; "he had a fondness for whiskey"

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Fuzzynyms (38)

nepotism
n. favoritism shown to relatives or close friends by those in power (as by giving them jobs)
eccentricity
n. a circularity that has a different center or deviates from a circular path
will, volition
n. the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention; "the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith
leaning
n. the act of deviating from a vertical position
passionateness, passion
n. a strong feeling or emotion
desire
n. the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
dream, aspiration, ambition
n. a cherished desire; "his ambition is to own his own business"
craving
n. an intense desire for some particular thing
want, wishing, wish
n. a specific feeling of desire; "he got his wish"; "he was above all wishing and desire"
hungriness, yearning, longing
n. prolonged unfulfilled desire or need
lustfulness, lecherousness, lust
n. a strong sexual desire
vagary
n. an unexpected and inexplicable change in something (in a situation or a person's behavior, etc.); "the vagaries of the weather"; "his wealth fluctuates with the vagaries of the stock market"; "he has dealt with human vagaries for many years"
pleasance, pleasure
n. a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience; "he was tingling with pleasure"
tendency, propensity, leaning
n. an inclination to do something; "he felt leanings toward frivolity"
satisfaction
n. the contentment one feels when one has fulfilled a desire, need, or expectation; "the chef tasted the sauce with great satisfaction"
hope
n. the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled; "in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope"
philia, affectionateness, warmheartedness, warmness, heart, tenderness, fondness, affection
n. a positive feeling of liking; "he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart"; "the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home"
irrational impulse
n. a strong spontaneous and irrational motivation; "his first impulse was to denounce them"; "the urge to find out got him into trouble"

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Antonyms (6)

nonpartisanship, impartiality
n. an inclination to weigh both views or opinions equally
dislike
n. a feeling of aversion or antipathy; "my dislike of him was instinctive"
distaste, aversion, antipathy
n. a feeling of intense dislike

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