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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fuh-nat-i-kuh l]
    • /fəˈnæt ɪ kəl/
    • /fəˈnæt.ɪ.kəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fuh-nat-i-kuh l]
    • /fəˈnæt ɪ kəl/

Definitions of fanatically word

  • adjective fanatically motivated or characterized by an extreme, uncritical enthusiasm or zeal, as in religion or politics. 1
  • noun fanatically In a fanatical manner; with extreme, irrational zeal or enthusiasm. 1

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Origin of fanatically

First appearance:

before 1540
One of the 30% oldest English words
First recorded in 1540-50; fanatic + -al1

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Parts of speech for Fanatically


fanatically popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 89% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 73% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fanatically usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fanatically

adverb fanatically

  • obsessive — being, pertaining to, or resembling an obsession: an obsessive fear of illness.
  • devotedly — zealous or ardent in attachment, loyalty, or affection: a devoted friend.
  • zealously — full of, characterized by, or due to zeal; ardently active, devoted, or diligent. Synonyms: enthusiastic, eager, fervid, fervent, intense, passionate, warm. Antonyms: apathetic; lackadaisical.
  • keenly — finely sharpened, as an edge; so shaped as to cut or pierce substances readily: a keen razor.
  • fervently — having or showing great warmth or intensity of spirit, feeling, enthusiasm, etc.; ardent: a fervent admirer; a fervent plea.

Antonyms for fanatically

adverb fanatically

  • indifferently — without interest or concern; not caring; apathetic: his indifferent attitude toward the suffering of others.

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