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Synonyms for fanatic
fəˈnæt ɪkfa·nat·ic

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fanatic

    enthusiast, bigot, visionary, zealot

    skeptic, unbeliever, cynic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fanatic, fiendadjective

    a person motivated by irrational enthusiasm (as for a cause)

    "A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject"--Winston Churchill

    monster, daemon, fiend, ogre, devil, demon, daimon


  2. fanatic, fanatical, overzealous, rabidadjective

    marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea

    "rabid isolationist"

    fanatical, rabid, overzealous


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fanaticnoun

    enthusiast (especially on religious subjects), visionary, zealot

  2. fanaticadjective

    enthusiastic, visionary, wild, mad

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fanaticnoun

    extremist, visionary, zealot

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fanatic":

    fanatical, zealot, bigoted, fanaticism

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  1. Winston Churchill:

    A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.

  2. Wasel Abu Youssef:

    This rightist Israeli fanatic government is pursuing its criminal policy to kill Palestinians. The new regulations would mean more escalation, killings and crimes against our people.

  3. Aldous Huxley:

    Defined in psychological terms, a fanatic is a man who consciously over-compensates a secret doubt.

  4. Lord Billingsley:

    The true fanatic is a theocrat, someone who sees himself as acting on behalf of some super personal force the Race, the Party, History, the proletariat, the Poor, and so on. These absolve him from evil, hence he may safely do anything in their service.

  5. Matthias John:

    As a person I like him, he's a little bit of a fanatic. But he's not in my opinion a cheater or pretender. It is his personality -- that he's pushing hard and he expected everybody's pushing the same way.

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    • A. Ignorant
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