fanatical


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fa·nat·i·cal

 (fə-năt′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
Possessed with or motivated by excessive, irrational zeal.

fa·nat′i·cal·ly adv.
fa·nat′i·cal·ness n.

fanatical

(fəˈnætɪkəl)
adj
surpassing what is normal or accepted in enthusiasm for or belief in something; excessively or unusually dedicated or devoted
faˈnatically adv

fa•nat•i•cal

(fəˈnæt ɪ kəl)

adj.
motivated or characterized by an extreme, uncritical enthusiasm or zeal, as in religion or politics; rabid.
[1540–50]
fa•nat′i•cal•ly, adv.
fa•nat′i•cal•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fanatical - marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea; "rabid isolationist"
passionate - having or expressing strong emotions

fanatical

obsessive

fanatical

adjective
Holding especially political views that deviate drastically and fundamentally from conventional or traditional beliefs:
Slang: far-out.
Translations
fanatický
fanatikus

fanatical

[fəˈnætɪkəl] ADJfanático

fanatical

[fəˈnætɪkəl] adj [person, supporter] → fanatique; [support, following] → inconditionnel(le); [hatred] → farouche
to be fanatical about sth [+ hobby, sport] → être un(e) inconditionnel(le) de qch
He is fanatical about his anonymity → Il préserve jalousement son anonymat.

fanatical

adjfanatisch; he is fanatical about it/themes geht/sie gehen ihm über alles; I’m fanatical about fitnessich bin ein Fitnessfanatiker; there was a fanatical gleam in her eyeihre Augen glänzten fanatisch

fanatic

, fanatical
a. fanático-a.
References in classic literature ?
Had it not been for the accursed interference of yon fanatical dotard, and the fool of Goodalricke, who, being a Templar, affects to think and judge according to the ordinary rules of humanity, the office of the Champion Defender had devolved, not on a Preceptor, but on a Companion of the Order.
By degrees they sink into the category of the reactionary conservative Socialists depicted above, differing from these only by more systematic pedantry, and by their fanatical and superstitious belief in the miraculous effects of their social science.
All this portion of Bundelcund, which is little frequented by travellers, is inhabited by a fanatical population, hardened in the most horrible practices of the Hindoo faith.
I saw a frail little man with a long, yellow face and sunken fanatical eyes, an Inquisitor, an unfrocked monk.
And here was her boy going through it all over again, for himself, learning the dull religion of toil from one of its most fanatical priests.
I believe my brother could see me burned like a witch for such a thing, But then, the very thought of such fanatical cruelty heightened my old hatred of his dingy old antiquarian fussiness and my longing for the youth and liberty that called to me from the sea.
What hope for me of mercy at the hands of the fanatical Kulan Tith with such advisers as Matai Shang and Thurid.
It is the most fanatical Mohammedan purgatory out of Arabia.
It seizes with avidity upon any incidents, surprising or mysterious, in the career of those who have at all distinguished themselves from their fellows, and invents a legend to which it then attaches a fanatical belief.
I answer that there was a great deal which was unreasoning and fanatical in the hatred which he bore my heir.
Dalloway had to listen to the tirade of a fanatical man.
Opening her own letter Dorothea saw that it was a lively continuation of his remonstrance with her fanatical sympathy and her want of sturdy neutral delight in things as they were--an outpouring of his young vivacity which it was impossible to read just now.