fanaticism fanaticism  /fə ˈnæ tə ˌsɪ zəm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) excessive intolerance of opposing views

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It is the classic path of fanaticism: your ferocity redoubles as you lose sight of your goal.
  2. They are intolerance, fanaticism, dictatorship, cupidity, hatred and discrimination, which lie within the heart of man.
  3. Confidence that even religious fanaticism can be defeated, that despite its bravado, it carries no mandate from heaven.

News

  1. 'Big Dawg' carries on tradition in dad's memory

    ATHENS, Ga.- Georgia Bulldog fanaticism is a tradition for the Woods family. As is painting an image of the UGA mascot on top of their heads.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: First Coast News

  2. LATEST NEWS

    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia Bulldog fanaticism is a tradition for the Woods family. As is painting an image of the UGA mascot on top of their heads. Mike Woods grew up a Bulldogs fan. He calls himself the "biggest fan."
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Connecticut Post

  3. Super fan "Big Dawg" Woods carries on tradition in memory of father

    Georgia Bulldog fanaticism is a tradition for the Woods family. As is painting an image of the UGA mascot on top of their heads. Mike Woods grew up a Bulldogs fan. He calls himself the "biggest fan.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Athens Banner-Herald

Quotes

  1. "There is one part of the world where a sport at the present time remains transcendent over soccer and that is the Indian subcontinent," he said. "The fanaticism for cricket among the 1.5 billion people in the entire region...... is...
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: John Howard Source: AFP

  2. "A war, a war against fanaticism is being played out here, that we cannot, that we must not, lose," Sarkozy said.
    on Dec 22, 2007 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: Hindu

  3. "It wasn't that objectively [Saddam] had done more, it was that our perception of the risk had shifted," Blair said. "If those people inspired by this religious fanaticism [on Sept. 11] could have killed 30,000, they would have. From that...
    on Jan 29, 2010 By: Tony Blair Source: CBC.ca

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