Origin of partisan1
Related formspar·ti·san·ship, par·ti·san·ry, noun
Examples from the Web for partisanship
An independent candidate could even be the next mayor of the city most synonymous with partisanship.
Mr. Rove, you make these claims purely as conjecture without any facts, fanned by the emotions of your partisanship.Karl Rove’s Awful, and Afactual, Remarks About Hillary Clinton’s Health|Sally Kohn|May 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The same cannot be said of immigration, where culture is behind politics and partisanship.
Now, obviously, there are multiple variables—like partisanship, spending, and events—that affect outcomes.
Well, guess what the cult of speed gives us, whatever our partisanship?Chris Christie and the Runaway High-Speed Presidency Train|James Poulos|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Also the partisanship of the eight volumes grows into a weariness.Adventures in Criticism|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
In this beneficent work sections and races should be forgotten and partisanship should be unknown.
The partisanship of the big football games has always been to me one of the most mystifying features in American life.Pieces of Hate|Heywood Broun
Mazzini, blinded by his partisanship, saw only proof that Cavour's sympathies were more with the oppressors than the oppressed.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
Hutchinson was an Anglican clergyman, but we need not charge him with partisanship in accusing the Presbyterians.A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718|Wallace Notestein
British Dictionary definitions for partisanship (1 of 2)
- a member of an armed resistance group within occupied territory, esp in Italy or the Balkans in World War II
- (as modifier)partisan forces