A preconceived view; a bias.
prejudice, partiality, partisanship, favouritism, unfairness, one-sidedness
- ‘the coherence of the theory is the result of an intellectual parti pris’
biased, bigoted, discriminatory, partisan, partial, one-sided, jaundiced, intolerant, narrow-minded, unfair, unjust, inequitable, non-objective, unobjective, blinkered, parti pris, coloured, distorted, warped, loaded, weighted
- ‘the document is parti pris in its approach to theology’
French, literally ‘side taken’.
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