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1. fanaticism

noun. ['fəˈnætəˌsɪzəm'] excessive intolerance of opposing views.

Synonyms

  • zealotry
  • fanatism

Antonyms

  • broad-mindedness
  • patience
  • toleration

Etymology

  • -ism (English)
  • fanatic (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Fanaticism

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Example sentences of the word fanaticism


1. Noun, singular or mass
Show off your Harry Potter fanaticism with a whole set of your own Harry Potter origami paraphernalia.

Quotes containing the word fanaticism


1. A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.
- Carl Sagan

2. fanaticism is the only way to put an end to the doubts that constantly trouble the human soul.
- Paulo Coelho, The Zahir

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