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[pahr-tuh-zuh-niz-uh m, -suh-]
  1. partisan action or spirit.
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Origin of partisanism

First recorded in 1885–90; partisan1 + -ism
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for partisanism

Historical Examples

  • Again he was surrendering his own convictions to the partisanism of his colleagues.

    Charles Bradlaugh: a Record of His Life and Work, Volume II (of 2)

    Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner and J. M. (John Mackinnon) Robertson

  • The partisanism of one of these motives is rather suggestive for our study of the mind of the crowd.

    The Behavior of Crowds

    Everett Dean Martin