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Definition of Fanatic

Fanatic

  1. Pertaining to, or indicating, fanaticism; extravagant in opinions; ultra; unreasonable; excessively enthusiastic, especially on religious subjects; as, fanatic zeal; fanatic notions.
  2. A person affected by excessive enthusiasm, particularly on religious subjects; one who indulges wild and extravagant notions of religion.

Fanatic Quotations

A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Winston Churchill

Defined in psychological terms, a fanatic is a man who consciously over-compensates a secret doubt.
Aldous Huxley

A fanatic is a man who consciously over compensates a secret doubt.
Aldous Huxley

In other words, a person who is fanatic in matters of religion, and clings to certain ideas about the nature of God and the universe, becomes a person who has no faith at all.
Alan Watts

Out of Ireland have we come, great hatred, little room, maimed us at the start. I carry from my mother's womb a fanatic heart.
William Butler Yeats
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Fanatic Translations

fanatic in German is Fanatiker
fanatic in Italian is fanatico
fanatic in Norwegian is fanatisk, fanatiker
fanatic in Swedish is fanatiker, fanatisk

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