|Flashcards: Latin Derivatives|
(n.) a person who strongly and unreasoningly supports one person, party, or cause; (adj.) unreasoningly supportive or a single person, party, etc.; like a partisan
It is common in Washington, when one cannot garner support from the opposition party, to complain of partisan politics.
Related English word: partisanship
Latin root word: pars, partis,
f. - part, direction