partisanship

[ pahr-tuh-zuhn, -suhn; British pahr-tuh-zan ]SEE DEFINITION OF partisanship
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Her words were the words of partisanship, and her partisanship was for another as well as himself.

This is a matter too serious for the bitterness of partisanship.

The Chief Justice did not intend to be drawn into any exhibition of partisanship.

No general spirit of partisanship is aroused—no sympathies excited.

His soul was too great for the narrow, selfish views of partisanship.

A few there were slightly affected with feelings of partisanship.

The work in the Chapel is very far from partisanship, nationalism and the like.

Burnet was a partisan, but these are the words of more than partisanship.

If deficient in warmth, they are also without the heat of partisanship.

My answer invariably was "No partisanship but clean politics."

WORD ORIGIN

1831, from partisan + -ship.

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