Synonyms for parti pris

Grammar : Noun
Spell : par-tee pree
Phonetic Transcription : par ti ˈpri

Définition of parti pris

  • As in hidden agenda : noun secret reasons
Example sentences :
  • When he no longer joined us as we sat or walked together, I perceived that his hostility was fixed and his parti pris.
  • Extract from : « The Pool in the Desert » by Sara Jeanette Duncan
  • Never did painting show a parti pris more pronounced, even more violent.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3 » by Various
  • Sir E. Malet has been cassant, parti pris inconciliant, sowing fear in Cairo, instead of reassuring the people.
  • Extract from : « Secret History of the English Occupation of Egypt » by Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
  • When Courbet entered painting, he had neither prejudices nor a parti pris.
  • Extract from : « Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning » by Willard Huntington Wright
  • Aunt Constance's parti pris in life was a benevolent interest in the affairs of everybody else.
  • Extract from : « When Ghost Meets Ghost » by William Frend De Morgan
  • Her taciturnity in society has been somewhat ungenerously laid to a parti pris.
  • Extract from : « Famous Women: George Sand » by Bertha Thomas
  • She did not really mean this heartlessness, thought he; it was a sort of parti pris—a parade, an affectation!
  • Extract from : « It Never Can Happen Again » by William De Morgan
  • It must have art, and parti pris, and point of view, and individuality stamped over it.
  • Extract from : « The Best Short Stories of 1920 » by Various
  • Talking to the workers themselves, before the sittings have yet begun, has a certain air of parti pris.
  • Extract from : « King John of Jingalo » by Laurence Housman

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