'Favoritism' definitions:

Definition of 'favoritism'

(from WordNet)
An inclination to favor some person or group [syn: favoritism, favouritism]
Unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice [syn: discrimination, favoritism, favouritism]

Definition of 'Favoritism'

  • Favoritism \Fa"vor*it*ism\, n. [Cf. F. favoritisme.] The disposition to favor and promote the interest of one person or family, or of one class of men, to the neglect of others having equal claims; partiality. [1913 Webster]
  • A spirit of favoritism to the Bank of the United States. --A. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]

Words containing 'Favoritism'