partisanship

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n partisanship an inclination to favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Partisanship The state of being a partisan, or adherent to a party; feelings or conduct characteristic of a partisan.
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Usage

In literature:

Let parental affection and conscience, and not blind or heartless partisanship, reply.
"The Story of My Life" by Egerton Ryerson
Congress rose above partisanship.
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
Partisanship, historical value of newspaper, 83, 91.
"Historical Essays" by James Ford Rhodes
He was accused of partisanship towards his ministers.
"The Fathers of Confederation" by A. H. U. Colquhoun
His worst fault was his partisanship.
"The Red River Colony" by Louis Aubrey Wood
Such moderate expressions fail, however, to do justice to this lady's powers, to her enthusiasm, her poetry, her partisanship.
"A Book of Sibyls" by Anne Thackeray (Mrs. Richmond Ritchie)
You expect to see evidences of her partisanship for one cause or the other.
"With the French in France and Salonika" by Richard Harding Davis
I admit, however, that I was converted to active partisanship by Mrs. Mosely.
"The Co-Citizens" by Corra Harris
She inclined to partisanship with the Countess.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
The Mount Vernon rooters forgot their partisanship and shouted as loudly as the rest.
"The Rushton Boys at Rally Hall" by Spencer Davenport
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In news:

But critics of punchy new manifesto accuse Catholic leaders of partisanship.
(AP) — Nebraska's three Republican congressmen are seeking re-election in races that have focused on the economy, the nation's debt and partisanship.
Proponents say it will result in less partisanship.
Yet even those who agree with the bishops about the scope of the danger should be concerned about the appearance of partisanship .
Former Orange County Commissioner Lui Damiani is a registered independent running against Republican Pete Clarke for District 3, and said he would oppose any move to more partisanship .
The problem with partisanship .
Daniels joining talks on fighting partisanship .
Bi- Partisanship Needed Moving Forward.
Obama sees 'worst kind of partisanship ' in DC.
Americans place blame for partisanship .
We're not sure how long partisanship has divided the St Louis region.
Put US Jobs Above DC Partisanship .
Taking partisanship out of the justice system is vital to ensuring its integrity and authority, according to a Michigan Supreme Court candidate.
How About Substance Over Hyper- Partisanship .
Some beat up on bi- partisanship , some hope for it.
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In science:

As with the other measurement standard, the partisanship version of unconditional party preference shows that the prevalent quirk in the data is the tendency for DD voters to chose a more Republican option without the conditioning.
Some Quantum-Like Features of Mass Politics in Two-Party Systems
Another relates to the nature of partisanship itself, originally and still-usually construed as an affective orientation toward a group.
Some Quantum-Like Features of Mass Politics in Two-Party Systems
Likewise, turning again to Table 2, we find puzzling results with partisanship amidst the covariates.
Some Quantum-Like Features of Mass Politics in Two-Party Systems
We see from this figure that senators are separated very well by partisanship.
Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers for Sparse Principal Component Analysis
We see from this figure that the senators are still separated well by partisanship.
Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers for Sparse Principal Component Analysis
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