(Par"tial*ism) n. Partiality; specifically (Theol.), the doctrine of the Partialists.
1. One who is partial. [R.]
2. (Theol.) One who holds that the atonement was made only for a part of mankind, that is, for the
(Par`ti*al"i*ty) n. [Cf. F. partialité.]
1. The quality or state of being partial; inclination to favor one party, or one side of a question, more than
the other; undue bias of mind.
2. A predilection or inclination to one thing rather than to others; special taste or liking; as, a partiality for
poetry or painting. Roget.
(Par"tial*ize) v. t. & i. To make or be partial. [R.]
1. In part; not totally; as, partially true; the sun partially eclipsed. Sir T. Browne.
2. In a partial manner; with undue bias of mind; with unjust favor or dislike; as, to judge partially. Shak.
(Part`i*bil"i*ty) n. [From Partible.] The quality or state of being partible; divisibility; separability; as,
the partibility of an inherttance.
(Part"i*ble) a. [L. partibilis, fr. partire to part, divide, fr. L. pars: cf. F. partible. See Part.]
Admitting of being parted; divisible; separable; susceptible of severance or partition; as, an estate of inheritance
may be partible. "Make the molds partible." Bacon.
(Par*tic"i*pa*ble) a. Capable of being participated or shared. [R.] Norris.
(Par*tic"i*pant) a. [L. participans, p. pr. of participare: cf. F. participant. See Participate.]
Sharing; participating; having a share of part. Bacon.
(Par*tic"i*pant), n. A participator; a partaker.
Participants in their . . . mysterious rites.Bp. Warburton.
(Par*tic"i*pant*ly), adv. In a participant manner.