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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [rab-id]
    • /ˈræb ɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [rab-id]
    • /ˈræb ɪd/

Definitions of rabidity word

  • adjective rabidity irrationally extreme in opinion or practice: a rabid isolationist; a rabid baseball fan. 1
  • adjective rabidity furious or raging; violently intense: a rabid hunger. 1
  • adjective rabidity affected with or pertaining to rabies; mad. 1
  • noun rabidity The property of being rabid. 1

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Origin of rabidity

First appearance:

before 1605
One of the 40% oldest English words
1605-15; < Latin rabidus raving, furious, mad, equivalent to rab(ere) to rave, be mad + -idus -id4

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Parts of speech for Rabidity


rabidity popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 90% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

rabidity usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for rabidity

noun rabidity

  • bullying — the intimidation of weaker people
  • intimidation — to make timid; fill with fear.
  • braggadocio — vain empty boasting
  • bravado — Bravado is an appearance of courage or confidence that someone shows in order to impress other people.
  • swagger — to walk or strut with a defiant or insolent air.

Antonyms for rabidity

noun rabidity

  • calm — A calm person does not show or feel any worry, anger, or excitement.
  • calmness — without rough motion; still or nearly still: a calm sea.
  • glee — a squint.
  • happiness — the quality or state of being happy.
  • inactivity — not active: an inactive volcano.

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