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Simply put, the cuachicqueh possibly comprised full-time soldiers who had proved their flair in battles with courage, ferocity, and downright fanaticism.

There’s a reason that sports fandom and political fanaticism are often compared.

Rather than dismantling this machinery of fanaticism, the military decided to use it in its proxy war against India in the long-running contest over Kashmir.

From Time

Brazilian pizza became, well, Brazilian, and over the decades its popularity throughout the country boomed to the fanaticism we see today.

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The vast majority of my personal acquaintances are non-runners, in the sense that, for them, anything beyond occasionally doing a light jog or taking part in a Thanksgiving 5K is a clear sign of unhinged fanaticism.

This all changed when the state-supported wave of religious fanaticism struck our society.

A Muslim cleric from France hopes to unite Muslims, Christians and Jews in the fight against fanaticism.

In short, these "solutions" represent neither principles nor pragmatism, and instead reflect dangerous phantasms and fanaticism.

And to respond to fanaticism in kind, to give in to its death urges, is to be complicit with it—deeply complicit.

The region is being roiled by religious fanaticism; Palestinians read the papers.

The wave of religious fanaticism sweeping over the land might recede as rapidly as it had risen.

The abbey was founded by William the Lion in 1178, but war, fire and fanaticism have left it sadly fragmentary.

Against plays, players, and playgoers they waged in pulpit and pamphlet a warfare characterized by the most intense fanaticism.

But no story is too absurd to be imposed on minds blinded by religious and political fanaticism.

In short, he knows little of the human mind who does not know that fanaticism renders the populace capable of anything.


On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fanaticism, such as: bigotry, extremism, hatred, intolerance, zeal, and zealotry.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.