Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to a part only; favoring one side; prejudiced; unfair.

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Usage examples "partial":

  1. Mrs Selwyn and his sisters were partial to Caroline, and followed the example of the judge. - "Valerie", Frederick Marryat.
  2. He could see that only partial intelligence of the case reached her. - "The Quality of Mercy", W. D. Howells.
  3. As for my own judgment on the subject, it is perhaps too partial to merit attention; but after my best efforts not to be biassed in favour of my own opinions, I continue to think them correct. - "Letters of David Ricardo to Thomas Robert Malthus, 1810-1823", David Ricardo.