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Synonyms for favoritism
ˈfeɪ vər ɪˌtɪz əm, ˈfeɪv rɪ-fa·voritism

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  1. favoritism

    Synonyms:
    partiality, invidiousness

    Antonyms:
    odium, prejudice, antipathy

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 3 votes

  1. favoritism, favouritismnoun

    an inclination to favor some person or group

    Synonyms:
    favouritism, discrimination

  2. discrimination, favoritism, favouritismnoun

    unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice

    Synonyms:
    favouritism, secernment, discrimination

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. favoritismnoun

    Synonyms:
    partiality

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. favoritismnoun

    Synonyms:
    partiality, nepotism

    Antonyms:
    impartiality

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "favoritism":

    favouritism, patronage, nepotism, cronyism

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#56821inequity
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#72185cronyism
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#189071unreasonableness
#258411unlawfulness

How to use favoritism in a sentence?

  1. John Bolton:

    The impression left is that there’s favoritism involved, and it’s just very unusual in State Department real estate and housing transactions overseas to have this kind of focus on someone with such clear financial connections to even the departed secretary of state. Normally, there’s much more competitive activity involved, [of] which we haven’t seen any evidence from the State Department.

  2. Mike Pence:

    The media is piling on with unsubstantiated claims … while they ignore an avalanche of hard evidence about corruption, pay to play, political favoritism emanating out of Hillary Clinton's years as secretary of state.

  3. William Yeatman:

    Let’s remember that the need for energy storage systems is strictly a consequence of the intermittency of renewable energy sources like solar and wind, ... These companies benefit from the grants and indirectly from the inefficiencies of an industry that exists by the grace of political favoritism.

  4. Sean Spicer:

    Every candidate has equal access to our superior data file at the RNC because we believe primaries should be a process free from party interference and that puts voters and campaigns first, that's why it is so troubling to see the DNC engage in such heavy-handed favoritism benefiting Hillary Clinton, a pattern which will continue (Saturday) night with another debate deliberately scheduled to limit viewership.

  5. Raul Grijalva:

    The next Deputy Interior Secretary should respect the American people's desire for strong environmental standards and an end to corporate favoritism, the Democratic majority on the Natural Resources Committee will be ready to assist in that effort starting in January.


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