from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having sides usually of a specified number or kind. Often used in combination: many-sided; marble-sided.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of side.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having (such or so many) sides; -- used in composition
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a side or sides; characterized by a side or sides of a specified kind: almost always in composition: as, one-sided; many -sided; chestnut -sided (that, is, marked with chestnut color on the sides).
- Flattened on one or more sides, as by hewing or sawing: said of timber.
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The book, albeit one sided, is a sobering look at some of the possible worlds that people have had to live through while under the rule of Islam.
Overall Bright-sided is much more theoretical than Nickled and Dimed, for which Ehrenreich took a series of low-wage jobs to show how corporations exploit blue-collar workers, or her more recent Bait and Switch.
Bright-sided is weaker in supporting its proposition that positive thinking has undermined America.
By the way, I'm not sure "one sided" is the correct term.
McCain sided with telecoms on tax ban - USATODAY. com
McCain sided with Bush on too many issues to be considered different, most recently on the GI Bill, which had 75-22 bipartisan support.
Being bitter and one sided is definitely going to hurt us all in the end.
While we are far from cultivating mere strength, our training is very one-sided from the Greek norm of unity or of the ideals that develop the body only for the salve of the soul.
Certain short-sided people are willing to make short-sided profit motivated decisions to make money and stay in power over what is best for the planet.
On the strategic front, Garin sided with the coalition opposed to Penn’s call to confront Obama, and he had numbers to support his reasoning.