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Meaning of ONE-SIDED

Pronunciation:  'wun'sIdid

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  involving only one part or side; "unilateral paralysis"; "a unilateral decision"
  2. [adj]  excessively devoted to one faction
  3. [adj]  favoring one person or side over another; "a biased account of the trial"; "a decision that was partial to the defendant"
  4. [adj]  not reversible or capable of having either side out
  5. [adj]  out of proportion in shape

ONE-SIDED is a 9 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: asymmetric, asymmetrical, biased, colored, coloured, ill-proportioned, lopsided, nonreversible, one-party, partial, partisan, partizan, slanted, unfair, unilateral
 Antonyms: bilateral, many-sided, multilateral, reversible, two-sided



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\One`-sid"ed\, a.
1. Having one side only, or one side prominent; hence,
   limited to one side; partial; unjust; unfair; as, a
   one-sided view or statement. ``Unguarded and one-sided
   language.'' --T. Arnold.

2. (Bot.) Growing on one side of a stem; as, one-sided
   flowers. -- {One`-sid"ed-ly}, adv. -- {One`-sid"ed*ness},

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