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1. Of or affected by rabies.
2. Raging; uncontrollable: rabid thirst.
3. Extremely zealous or enthusiastic; fanatical: a rabid football fan.

[Latin rabidus, from rabere, to rave.]

ra·bid′i·ty (rə-bĭd′ĭ-tē, ră-), rab′id·ness (răb′ĭd-nĭs) n.
rab′id·ly adv.
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Noun1.rabidity - unrestrained excitement or enthusiasm; "poetry is a sort of divine madness"
ebullience, enthusiasm, exuberance - overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
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