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 for fanatically
He remained fanatically loyal despite his poverty, disability, and the abuse he suffered.
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