toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

partisan
used in The Screwtape Letters

3 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
someone or an adjective describing someone who strongly supports a person, group, or idea
  • Then let him, under the influence of partisan spirit, come to regard it as the most important part.
    Chapter 7 (83% in)
  • The Enemy's human partisans have all been plainly told by Him that suffering is an essential part of what He calls Redemption; so that a faith which is destroyed by a war or a pestilence cannot really have been worth the trouble of destroying.
    Chapter 5 (88% in)
  • Instead of the Creator adored by its creature, you soon have merely a leader acclaimed by a partisan, and finally a distinguished character approved by a judicious historian.
    Chapter 23 (59% in)

There are no more uses of "partisan" in The Screwtape Letters.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®