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Definition of Fanaticism

Fanaticism

  1. Excessive enthusiasm, unreasoning zeal, or wild and extravagant notions, on any subject, especially religion; religious frenzy.

Fanaticism Quotations

A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.
Carl Sagan

The tendency to claim God as an ally for our partisan value and ends is the source of all religious fanaticism.
Reinhold Niebuhr

Fanaticism consists of redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
George Santayana

From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step.
Denis Diderot

Am I a criminal? The world knows I'm not a criminal. What are they trying to put me in jail for? You've lost common sense in this society because of religious fanaticism and dogma.
Jack Kevorkian
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Fanaticism Translations

fanaticism in French is fanatisme
fanaticism in German is Fanatismus
fanaticism in Hungarian is fanatizmus
fanaticism in Italian is fanatismo
fanaticism in Norwegian is fanatisme
fanaticism in Spanish is fanatismo

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