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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fanaticism  \Fa*nat"i*cism\,  n.  [Cf.  {Fanatism}.] 
  Excessive  enthusiasm,  unreasoning  zeal,  or  wild  and 
  extravagant  notions,  on  any  subject,  especially  religion; 
  religious  frenzy. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fanaticism 
  n  :  excessive  intolerance  of  opposing  views  [syn:  {zealotry}] 




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