(?), a. 1. Having one side only, or one side prominent.
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2. Hence: Limited to one side; favoring one person or side over another; partial; unjust; unfair; as, a one-sided view or statement. [wns=5] "Unguarded and one-sided language." T. Arnold.
Syn. -- biased, colored, slanted.
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3. Having one team or party greatly superior; strongly favoring only one side; uneven; imbalanced; unequal; as, a one-sided contest; -- of contests, generally. [wns=4]

4. (Bot.) Growing on one side of a stem; as, one-sided flowers.
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5. Using only one side, or having only one side usable; as, one-sided printing; one-sided film; -- used mostly of sheets of material used for printing or imaging.

6. Performed by only one party or side; -- of actions directly affecting more than one party. Opposite of multilateral. [wns=2]
Syn. -- unilateral (vs. bilateral).
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7. out of proportion in shape.
Syn. -- ill-proportioned, lopsided.
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8. Not reversible or capable of having either side out; -- of cloth fabrics or clothing. Opposite of reversible. [wns=1]
Syn. -- nonreversible.
[WordNet 1.5]

-- One`-sid"ed*ly, adv. -- One`-sid"ed*ness, n.
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