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partisanship

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of partisanship

  1. 1 an attitude that always favors one way of feeling or acting especially without considering any other possibilities partisanship can discourage any serious search for the truth Synonyms of partisanship favor, nonobjectivity, one-sidedness, partiality, parti pris, bias, ply, prejudice, tendentiousnessWords Related to partisanship chauvinism, cronyism, favoritism, nepotism; self-opinionatedness, self-partiality; bent, inclination, leaning, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency; preconception, prejudgment, prepossessionNear Antonyms of partisanship calm, detachment, dispassion, indifference; aversion, dislike, distaste, hate, scunnerAntonyms of partisanship impartiality, neutrality, objectivity, open-mindedness, unbiasedness

  2. 2 stubborn or intolerant adherence to one's opinions or prejudices there's a pervasive partisanship in the company that prevents it from acknowledging that other companies are outpacing it with innovative ideas Synonyms of partisanship dogmatism, illiberalism, illiberality, illiberalness, intolerance, intolerantness, narrow-mindedness, opinionatedness, bigotry, sectarianism, small-mindednessWords Related to partisanship conservatism, reactionaryism; insularism, insularity, parochialism, provincialismNear Antonyms of partisanship progressiveness, progressivismAntonyms of partisanship broad-mindedness, liberalism, liberality, open-mindedness, tolerance


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