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unbiased

[uhn-bahy-uh st]
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adjective
  1. not biased or prejudiced; fair; impartial.
Also especially British, un·bi·assed.

Origin of unbiased

First recorded in 1600–10; un-1 + biased
Related formsun·bi·ased·ly, adverb

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fair, equitable, tolerant, neutral.
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Examples from the Web for unbiasedly

Historical Examples

  • As if the child did not look at the Bible "rightly and unbiasedly" when it makes it a plaything.

    The Ego and His Own

    Max Stirner

  • Then the wise advice makes itself heard again at once, You must only look at it "rightly, unbiasedly," etc.


British Dictionary definitions for unbiasedly

unbiased

unbiassed

adjective
  1. having no bias or prejudice; fair or impartial
  2. statistics
    1. (of a sample) not affected by any extraneous factors, conflated variables, or selectivity which influence its distribution; random
    2. (of an estimator) having an expected value equal to the parameter being estimated; having zero bias
    3. Also called: discriminatory(of a significance test). Having a power greater than the predetermined significance level
Derived Formsunbiasedly or unbiassedly, adverbunbiasedness or unbiassedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unbiasedly

unbiased

adj.

c.1600, literal, in reference to throws at bowls, from un- (1) "not" + biased. Figurative sense of "impartial, unprejudiced" is recorded from 1640s.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper