Definitions of fanaticism

  1. excessive intolerance of opposing views Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Excessive enthusiasm, unreasoning zeal, or wild and extravagant notions, on any subject, especially religion; religious frenzy. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Extravagant or frenzied zeal; wild enthusiasm. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Wild and excessive religious enthusiasm. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. The spirit or conduct of a fanatic; unreasonable zeal. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. Extravagant and exclusive, specially religious, zeal or devotion. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. Wild and extravagant notions in religious subjects. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. n. Excessive enthusiasm; wild and extravagant notions of religion; religious frenzy; superstition. Cabinet Dictionary