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synonyms for fanaticism

  • bigotry
  • extremism
  • hatred
  • intolerance
  • zeal
  • zealotry
  • abandonment
  • arbitrariness
  • bias
  • contumacy
  • dedication
  • devotion
  • dogma
  • enthusiasm
  • faction
  • frenzy
  • immoderation
  • infatuation
  • injustice
  • madness
  • monomania
  • obsessiveness
  • obstinacy
  • partiality
  • partisanship
  • passion
  • prejudice
  • rage
  • single-mindedness
  • stubbornness
  • superstition
  • tenacity
  • transport
  • unfairness
  • unruliness
  • violence
  • willfulness
  • incorrigibility
  • unreasonableness

antonyms for fanaticism

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  • apathy
  • calmness
  • dislike
  • doubt
  • fairness
  • impartiality
  • indifference
  • irresolution
  • justice
  • peace
  • peacefulness
  • disinterest
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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.
HISTORY OF THE AZTEC WARRIORS: THE GRIM FIGHTERS OF MEXICODATTATREYA MANDALJUNE 20, 2022REALM OF HISTORY
There’s a reason that sports fandom and political fanaticism are often compared.
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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.
THE SIALKOT LYNCHING UNDERSCORES THE DANGER OF STATE-SANCTIONED RELIGIOUS HATE IN PAKISTAN AND INDIADEBASISH ROY CHOWDHURYDECEMBER 9, 2021TIME
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.
THE BARKLEY MARATHONS AND THE ALLURE OF DISCOMFORTMARTIN FRITZ HUBERAPRIL 23, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The wave of religious fanaticism sweeping over the land might recede as rapidly as it had risen.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The abbey was founded by William the Lion in 1178, but war, fire and fanaticism have left it sadly fragmentary.
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Against plays, players, and playgoers they waged in pulpit and pamphlet a warfare characterized by the most intense fanaticism.
SHAKESPEAREAN PLAYHOUSESJOSEPH QUINCY ADAMS
But no story is too absurd to be imposed on minds blinded by religious and political fanaticism.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
In short, he knows little of the human mind who does not know that fanaticism renders the populace capable of anything.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FANATICISM

  • Jim Crowism
  • bias
  • discrimination
  • dogmatism
  • fanaticism
  • injustice
  • narrow-mindedness
  • partiality
  • provincialism
  • racialism
  • racism
  • sectarianism
  • sexism
  • unfairness
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