HyperDic: fanatic

English > 2 senses of the word fanatic:
NOUNperson fanatic, fienda person motivated by irrational enthusiasm (as for a cause)
ADJECTIVEallfanatic, fanatical, overzealous, rabidmarked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea
fanatic > pronunciation
Soundsfahnae'tihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > fanatic: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea.
Synonymsfanatical, overzealous, rabid
BroaderpassionateHaving or expressing strong emotions
Spanishfanático
Catalanfanàtic
Nounsfanatica person motivated by irrational enthusiasm (as for a cause)
fanatismexcessive intolerance of opposing views
Adverbsfanaticallyin a passionately fanatic manner
English > fanatic: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person motivated by irrational enthusiasm (as for a cause).
Example"A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject"--Winston Churchill
Synonymfiend
Broaderenthusiast, partisan, partizanAn ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
Spanishexaltado, fanático
Catalanexaltat, fanàtic
Adjectivesfanatic, fanaticalmarked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea

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