Favorable or preferential bias
An inclination for or against that inhibits impartial judgment
A liking for something
An inclination to something
This strange partiality is now to some extent intelligible.
They all are predaceous, powerful creatures, with a partiality for eggs.
In particular it is clear that the charge of partiality for Rome is unfounded.
The Sephardic Jews in all these respects occupied a superior position, and they merited the partiality shown to them.
That such was the case must not be entirely charged to partiality, still less to deliberate unfairness on the part of William I.