partial[ pahr-shuhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF partial
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PARTIAL
This illuminated the entire room, but in a partial and dismal manner.
This might be so had He Himself undertaken to give more than a partial view of truth.
He underwent various operations, but derived only partial benefit from them.
I had a partial engagement for Monday with John; but he'll let me off, to go to the Opera.
How often, my dear, have you and I endeavoured to detect and censure this partial spirit in others?
In the partial experiments of some of the West India Islands?
You have often hinted at this before, Lumley; but you are so partial, so friendly.
I cannot speak of my own person, but my partial friends were too apt to flatter me.
Mr. Colman was too partial to Miss Farren to hazard offending her.
But the partial answer at which he arrived seemed too fantastic for belief.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PARTIAL
- on the surface
- tip of the iceberg