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Another word for zealot

  1. One zealously devoted to a religion

  2. A person who is ardently devoted to a particular subject or activity

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  3. One who holds extreme views or advocates extreme measures

Another word for zealot

Synonym Study

  • Bigot implies blind and intolerant devotion to a creed, opinions, etc. a religious bigot
  • An enthusiast is one who is animated by an intense and eager interest in an activity, cause, etc. a sports enthusiast
  • Fanatic suggests the unreasonable overzealousness of one who goes to any length to maintain or carry out his or her beliefs a temperance fanatic
  • Zealot implies extreme or excessive devotion to a cause and vehement activity in its support zealots of reform