fanaticism definition

  • noun:
    • Excessive, irrational zeal.
    • The characteristic or rehearse of being a fanatic.
    • extortionate passion, unreasoning zeal, or wild and extravagant notions, on any topic, specifically religion, politics or ideology; spiritual frenzy.
    • the smoothness or conduct of a fanatic; inordinate zeal or bigotry; the entertainment of wild and extravagant notions, especially in reference to faith.
    • Synonyms Credulity, Bigotry, etc. See superstition.
    • extortionate attitude of opposing views
    • Excessive, irrational zeal.
    • The characteristic or training to be a fanatic.
    • Excessive passion, unreasoning zeal, or wild and extravagant notions, on any topic, especially religion, politics or ideology; spiritual frenzy.
    • the type or conduct of a fanatic; inordinate zeal or bigotry; the enjoyment of wild and extravagant notions, particularly in reference to faith.
    • Synonyms Credulity, Bigotry, etc. See superstition.
    • excessive intolerance of opposing views
    • Excessive, unreasonable zeal.
    • The characteristic or practice to be a fanatic.
    • extortionate passion, unreasoning zeal, or wild and extravagant notions, on any topic, especially religion, politics or ideology; religious frenzy.
    • the type or conduct of a fanatic; inordinate zeal or bigotry; the activity of crazy and extravagant notions, particularly in regard to faith.
    • Synonyms Credulity, Bigotry, etc. See superstition.
    • excessive attitude of opposing views

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