Fanatical Fa*nat"ic*al, a. Characteristic of, or relating to, fanaticism; fanatic. -{Fa*nat"ic*al*ly}, adv. -- {Fa*nat"ic*al*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • fanaticalness — noun see fanatic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fanaticalness — See fanatically. * * * …   Universalium

  • fanaticalness — fa·nat·i·cal·ness …   English syllables

  • fanaticalness — noun see fanatic I …   Useful english dictionary

  • fanatic — or fanatical adjective Etymology: Latin fanaticus inspired by a deity, frenzied, from fanum temple more at feast Date: 1550 marked by excessive enthusiasm and often intense uncritical devotion < they re fanatic about politics > • fanatic noun •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fanatical — fanatically, adv. fanaticalness, n. /feuh nat i keuhl/, adj. motivated or characterized by an extreme, uncritical enthusiasm or zeal, as in religion or politics. Also, fanatic. [1540 50; FANATIC + AL1] Syn. enthusiastic, zealous, frenzied, rabid …   Universalium

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