fanatical

[fuh-nat-i-kuhl]
adjective
motivated or characterized by an extreme, uncritical enthusiasm or zeal, as in religion or politics.
Also, fanatic.


Origin:
1540–50; fanatic + -al1

fanatically, adverb
fanaticalness, noun
nonfanatical, adjective
nonfanatically, adverb
unfanatical, adjective
unfanatically, adverb


enthusiastic, zealous, frenzied, rabid. See intolerant, radical.
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fanatical (fəˈnætɪkəl)
 
adj
surpassing what is normal or accepted in enthusiasm for or belief in something; excessively or unusually dedicated or devoted
 
fa'natically
 
adv

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fanatical
1540s, from fanatic + -al (1). Related: Fanatically.
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Example sentences
Opera stars have their claques, fanatical followers and sometimes even
  completely demented stalkers.
But over the past few decades it has attracted fanatical thugs to its ranks.
Pound thundered out social and political views which later he would shun as
  wrong and fanatical.
He is sensibly trying to draw the less fanatical into negotiation while
  promising to hammer the rest.
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