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zealotry

[zel-uh-tree] /ˈzɛl ə tri/
noun
1.
undue or excessive zeal; fanaticism.
Origin of zealotry
1650-1660
1650-60; zealot + -ry
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  • Those cursed Jesuits, zealous with the zealotry of a new order!

  • This faction was as blind in its zealotry in favor of Johnston, as in its prejudice against Davis.

    The Life of Jefferson Davis Frank H. Alfriend
  • He snorted aloud with zealotry and the lust for intellectual battle.

    Essays of Travel Robert Louis Stevenson
British Dictionary definitions for zealotry

zealotry

/ˈzɛlətrɪ/
noun
1.
extreme or excessive zeal or devotion
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Word Origin and History for zealotry
n.

1650s, from zealot + -ry.

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