What’s the difference between ‘bias’ and ‘biased’?
A bias is a personal judgement and is often characterised by prejudice or otherwise being unreasonable or unfounded.
BIAS is a noun, referring directly to the judgement being made.
Your bias about dark chocolate is inexplicable. [Your judgement/prejudice/personal opinion about dark chocolate is inexplicable.]
I have a bias against cheap wine. [I have a judgement/prejudice/personal opinion against cheap wine.]
BIASED is a verb, referring to being bias or judgemental/prejudiced.
Are you biased when it comes to instant coffee? [Are you judgemental when it comes to instant coffee?]
Fergal is biased against red roses. [Fergal is prejudiced against red roses.]
Fern is BIASED when it comes to choosing a white wine because she has a BIAS against Chardonnay.