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Fanatical synonyms
fə-năt'ĭ-kəl
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Fanatical.
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Filled with or motivated by zeal; fervent.
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  1. Filled with or motivated by zeal; fervent.
  2. Full of, characterized by, or showing zeal; ardently devoted to a purpose; fervent; enthusiastic
Intensely preoccupied with or by a given topic or emotion; driven by a specified obsession.
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  1. Intensely preoccupied with or by a given topic or emotion; driven by a specified obsession.
Filled with passion; fervent:
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  1. Filled with passion; fervent:
  2. Filled with intense emotion or passion; fervent.
  3. Filled with passion; having or showing strong feeling; passionate; fiery; ardent
Resulting from, expressing, or tending to arouse strong feeling; ardent; intense; impassioned
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  1. Resulting from, expressing, or tending to arouse strong feeling; ardent; intense; impassioned
  2. Having or showing strong feelings; full of passion
  3. Arising from or marked by passion:
Of or affected by rabies.
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  1. Of or affected by rabies.
  2. Extremely zealous or enthusiastic; fanatical:
  3. Fanatic or unreasonably zealous in beliefs, opinions, or pursuits
Having an affinity for such conditions:
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  1. Having an affinity for such conditions:
  2. Participating or tending to participate in a very dangerous or difficult sport:
  3. Being in or attaining the greatest or highest degree; very intense:
Being or characteristic of a bigot:
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  1. Being or characteristic of a bigot:
  2. Being a bigot; biased; strongly prejudiced; forming opinions without just cause.
Zealous; characterized by devotion.
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  1. Zealous; characterized by devotion.
  2. Characterized by devotion or zeal; dedicated
  3. Feeling or displaying strong affection or attachment; ardent:
Filled with excess energy.
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  1. Filled with excess energy.
  2. Marked by intense agitation, emotion, or activity:
  3. In the state of having a fever, to have an elevated body temperature.
Marked by or exhibiting bias; prejudiced:
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  1. Marked by or exhibiting bias; prejudiced:
Relating to or advocating fundamental or revolutionary changes in current practices, conditions, or institutions:
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  1. Relating to or advocating fundamental or revolutionary changes in current practices, conditions, or institutions:
  2. (Medicine) Relating to or being surgery that is extreme or drastic in an effort to eradicate all existing or potential disease:
  3. Favoring fundamental or extreme change; specif., favoring basic change in the social or economic structure
Fighting or warring.
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  1. Fighting or warring.
  2. Ready and willing to fight; esp., vigorous or aggressive in supporting or promoting a cause
  3. Having a combative character; aggressive, especially in the service of a cause:
Exceeding normal or appropriate bounds; inordinate:
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  1. Exceeding normal or appropriate bounds; inordinate:
  2. Excessive or lacking, not consistent
  3. Not moderate; without restraint; unreasonable, excessive, etc.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a partisan or partisans.
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  1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a partisan or partisans.
  2. Blindly or unreasonably devoted
  3. Biased in support of a party, group, or cause:
Not easily subdued, ended, etc.
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  1. Not easily subdued, ended, etc.
  2. Stubbornly adhering to an attitude, opinion, or course of action; obdurate.
  3. Difficult to manage, control, or treat:
Determined not to follow orders, advice, etc. but to do as one pleases
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  1. Determined not to follow orders, advice, etc. but to do as one pleases
  2. Determined to do as one pleases, and not as others want.
  3. Showing such determination
Marked by flames or intense heat:
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  1. Marked by flames or intense heat:
  2. Characterized by intense emotion; passionate:
  3. Of the utmost seriousness or importance
Easily stirred up; excitable
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  1. Easily stirred up; excitable
  2. Being in an inflamed, usually painful condition:
  3. Characterized by strong emotion; ardent; spirited
Extremely hot; glowing.
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  1. Extremely hot; glowing.
  2. Having or showing great warmth of feeling; intensely devoted or earnest; ardent
Impassioned; fervent
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  1. Impassioned; fervent
  2. Extremely hot; burning.
  3. Marked by great passion or zeal:
Displaying or characterized by strong enthusiasm or devotion; fervent:
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  1. Displaying or characterized by strong enthusiasm or devotion; fervent:
  2. Intensely enthusiastic or devoted; zealous
  3. Expressing or characterized by warmth of feeling; passionate:
Affected with or marked by frenzy; frantic:
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  1. Affected with or marked by frenzy; frantic:
  2. In a state of hurry, panic or wild activity.
Excessively enthusiastic
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Exciting admiration:
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  1. Exciting admiration:
  2. (Informal) Exciting great admiration or praise; notable
  3. Talking or behaving irrationally; wild:
Of, having, or showing mania; wildly insane; raving
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  1. Of, having, or showing mania; wildly insane; raving
  2. Suggestive of or afflicted with extreme mental derangement:
  3. Characterized by excessive or persistent enthusiasm
Temporarily or apparently deranged by violent sensations, emotions, or ideas:
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  1. Temporarily or apparently deranged by violent sensations, emotions, or ideas:
  2. Exhibiting uncharacteristic aggressiveness, especially as a result of rabies, spongiform encephalopathy, or another neurological disease. Used of animals:
  3. Marked by a lack of restraint, especially by extreme excitement, confusion, or agitation:
Deviating greatly from an intended course; erratic:
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  1. Deviating greatly from an intended course; erratic:
  2. Based on little or no evidence or probability; unfounded:
  3. Characterized by a lack of moral restraint; dissolute or licentious:
Having a particular liking or fondness for something or someone:
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  1. Having a particular liking or fondness for something or someone:
  2. Of, relating to, being, or affecting only a part; not total; incomplete:
  3. Favoring one person or side over another or others; biased or prejudiced:
Difficult to treat or deal with; resistant to treatment or effort:
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  1. Difficult to treat or deal with; resistant to treatment or effort:
  2. Characterized by a refusal to change one's mind or course of action; dogged or persistent:
  3. Done or carried on in an obstinate or doggedly persistent manner
Of or relating to a monomaniac.
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  1. Of or relating to a monomaniac.
  2. Fanatical, or obsessed with one cause or idea to the exclusion of other concerns.
Lacking sound judgment; foolish
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  1. Lacking sound judgment; foolish
  2. Completely carried away by foolish or shallow love or affection
  3. Possessed by an unreasoning passion or attraction.
Controlled by a spirit, demon, god, or other supernatural force.
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  1. Controlled by a spirit, demon, god, or other supernatural force.
  2. Owning or mastering something. Used with of :
  3. Controlled by a strong inner drive; obsessed:
Having very strong opinions.
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  1. Having very strong opinions.
  2. Holding unreasonably or obstinately to one's own opinions
  3. Holding stubbornly and often unreasonably to one's own opinions.
Having restricted or rigid views, and being unreceptive to new ideas
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  1. Having restricted or rigid views, and being unreceptive to new ideas
  2. Alternative spelling of narrow-minded.
  3. Limited in outlook or lacking in tolerance; not open-minded; bigoted, prejudiced, etc.
Relating to, characteristic of, or resulting from dogma.
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  1. Relating to, characteristic of, or resulting from dogma.
  2. Asserting or insisting upon ideas or principles, especially when unproven or unexamined, in an imperious or arrogant manner:
  3. Characterized by such assertion, often with an unconsidered rejection of criticism:
(Law) Relating to a decision made by a court or legislature that lacks a grounding in law or fact:
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  1. (Law) Relating to a decision made by a court or legislature that lacks a grounding in law or fact:
  2. Absolute; despotic; completely unreasonable; lacking any rational basis. This type of decision is often called arbitrary and capricious.
  3. Determined or founded on individual discretion, especially when based on one’s opinion, judgment, or prejudice, rather than on fixed rules, procedures, or law. See also abuse of discretion.
Concerned with practical rather than theoretical matters.
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  1. Concerned with practical rather than theoretical matters.
  2. (Biology) Indicating or characterized by response or motion toward the source of a stimulus, such as light:
  3. Driven by or generating power directly through intermediate machine parts having little or no play:
That retains well; retentive
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  1. That retains well; retentive
  2. Holding together firmly; cohesive:
  3. Characterized by extreme persistence; relentless or enduring:
Stubbornly resisting change or clinging to a seemingly hopeless or outdated cause.
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  1. Stubbornly resisting change or clinging to a seemingly hopeless or outdated cause.
  2. Stubbornly resistant to change or unwaveringly loyal even in spite of inevitable defeat, failure, etc.
Uncompromising; rigidly holding to a set of beliefs
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  1. Uncompromising; rigidly holding to a set of beliefs
  2. Characterized by an aggressive, unyielding position in politics, foreign policy, etc.
  3. (Business) belonging to a hardline (business noun sense); e.g. "hardline product"
Staring in a wild, distracted, or demented way
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  1. Staring in a wild, distracted, or demented way
  2. Fantastically foolish, impractical, or extreme
  3. Extreme and passionate in belief or advocacy:
Most remote in any direction; outermost or farthest:
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  1. Most remote in any direction; outermost or farthest:
  2. Having an affinity for such conditions:
  3. Being in or attaining the greatest or highest degree; very intense:
Fanatical.
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Extremely zealous or enthusiastic; fanatical:
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  1. Extremely zealous or enthusiastic; fanatical:
  2. Fanatic or unreasonably zealous in beliefs, opinions, or pursuits
  3. Violent; raging
Favoring fundamental or extreme change; specif., favoring basic change in the social or economic structure
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  1. Favoring fundamental or extreme change; specif., favoring basic change in the social or economic structure
  2. Relating to or advocating fundamental or revolutionary changes in current practices, conditions, or institutions:
  3. (Medicine) Relating to or being surgery that is extreme or drastic in an effort to eradicate all existing or potential disease:
Of or pertaining to a revolution in government; tending to, or promoting, revolution; as, revolutionary war; revolutionary measures; revolutionary agitators.
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  1. Of or pertaining to a revolution in government; tending to, or promoting, revolution; as, revolutionary war; revolutionary measures; revolutionary agitators.
  2. Bringing about or supporting a political or social revolution:
  3. Marked by or resulting in radical change:
Going beyond the usual limit; excessive; extreme, esp. in opinions
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  1. Going beyond the usual limit; excessive; extreme, esp. in opinions
  2. Immoderately adhering to a belief, fashion, or course of action; extreme.
Extremely unconventional:
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  1. Extremely unconventional:
  2. (Informal) Very advanced, experimental, or nonconformist; esp., avant-garde
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