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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea; "rabid isolationist" [syn: fanatic, fanatical, overzealous, rabid]

Merriam Webster's

adjective see fanatic

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Fanatical Fa*nat"ic*al, a. Characteristic of, or relating to, fanaticism; fanatic. -Fa*nat"ic*al*ly, adv. -- Fa*nat"ic*al*ness, n.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If you describe someone as fanatical, you disapprove of them because you consider their behaviour or opinions to be very extreme. As a boy he was a fanatical patriot. ADJ [disapproval]

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. See fanatic

Moby Thesaurus

agog, ardent, at fever pitch, authoritarian, balking, balky, bigot, bigoted, borne, bulldogged, bulletheaded, bullheaded, burning, case-hardened, closed, compulsive, constricted, cramped, creedbound, deaf, deaf to reason, delirious, distracted, dogged, dogmatic, enthusiastic, excessive, extravagant, extreme, extremist, fanatic, febrile, fervent, fervid, feverish, fiery, flaming, frantic, frenetic, frenzied, furious, haggard, hard-core, hardheaded, headstrong, heated, hectic, hidebound, hot, hotheaded, hysteric, illiberal, immoderate, infatuated, inflamed, inordinate, insane, insular, intolerant, irrational, little, little-minded, mad, madcap, maniacal, mean, mean-minded, mean-spirited, monomaniacal, mulish, narrow, narrow-hearted, narrow-minded, narrow-souled, narrow-spirited, nearsighted, obsessive, obstinate, opinionated, overanxious, overdesirous, overdevout, overeager, overenthusiastic, overreligious, overrighteous, overzealous, parochial, passionate, perfervid, persevering, pertinacious, petty, pigheaded, provincial, purblind, rabid, red-hot, restive, sanctimonious, scorching, self-willed, set, shortsighted, small, small-minded, stiff-necked, straitlaced, strong-willed, strongheaded, stubborn, stuffy, sulky, sullen, tenacious, totally committed, ultrareligious, ultrazealous, uncatholic, uncharitable, uncooperative, ungenerous, unliberal, unreasonable, unregenerate, white-hot, wild, wild-eyed, wild-looking, willful, zealotic, zealous



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