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Synonyms for fanatical
fəˈnæt ɪ kəlfa·nat·i·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fanatic, fanatical, overzealous, rabidadjective

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

    "rabid isolationist"

    Synonyms:
    rabid, fanatic, overzealous

    Antonyms:
    passionless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fanatical

    Synonyms:
    enthusiastic, visionary, wild, mad

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fanaticaladjective

    Synonyms:
    fanatic, rabid, uncompromising, over-zealous

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fanatical":

    fanatic, bigoted, fanaticism

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How to use fanatical in a sentence?

  1. Albert Einstein:

    The fanatical atheists...are like slaves who are still feeling the weight of their chains which they have thrown off after hard struggle. They are creatures who—in their grudge against the traditional 'opium of the people'—cannot bear the music of the spheres.

  2. Clemens Binninger:

    Gerhard Schindler said. But German secret service officials have observed a disturbing new trend that combines the two threats. Radicals already in Germany are increasingly trying to penetrate the shelters that hold desperate and increasingly volatile refugees who made it to Germany. They have to be careful, because indigenous Islamists and Salafists could try to take advantage of the desperation of the refugees and to achieve their fanatical ideas, said Clemens Binninger, a member of Parliament. Much of the fear has been driven by the fact that ISIS has clearly stated its plan to send jihadists to Western Europe amid the refugee wave. Fighters with valid documents from European Union countries can enter and exit without being detected, and ISIS has reportedly seized hundreds of Syrian blank passports. As a result, European jihadists could be returning amid the wave, and fighters from Syria and Iraq could be sneaking into Western Europe under humanitarian cover, where they can slip into society using doctored documents. Assassins of Paris, of Brussels and the train between Paris and Amsterdam were either radicalized European Muslims or European jihadists, returned from the battlefields, they're making contact with the network of political Salafists, which have been previously recruited to ISIS. Turkey, a European Union member which has taken in an estimated 2 million refugees from Syria, blasted European nations for turning away refugees and making the continent a.

  3. David Kaczynski:

    She really sees each human being as a human being and defines them not in terms of what they may have done or how sick they may be or how fanatical they may be, but through a kind of human core.

  4. Efraim Zuroff:

    He was a notorious, fanatical anti-Semite.

  5. Tzachi Hanegbi:

    I don't think I can tell you that one blow, as effective and crushing as the one they (the Iranians) received last night, is enough to convince a regime that is usually very fanatical and determined.


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