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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.rabidness - unrestrained excitement or enthusiasm; "poetry is a sort of divine madness"
ebullience, enthusiasm, exuberance - overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval


n (= fanaticism)Fanatismus m; (of reformer, hatred)Wildheit f
References in classic literature ?
By the warts of my grandmother, Jehan, you are raving with too much rabidness.
After all, he was altogether consumed by his snowballing rabidness and bitterness towards Pakistan.
In the absence of any real achievements in governance, and with the elections looming, insecurity and desperation are driving Indian political parties of all stripes to rabidness.