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    • US Pronunciation
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    • UK Pronunciation
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    • [rab-id]
    • /ˈræb ɪd/
    • /ˈræb.ɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
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    • [rab-id]
    • /ˈræb ɪd/

Definitions of rabidly word

  • adjective rabidly irrationally extreme in opinion or practice: a rabid isolationist; a rabid baseball fan. 1
  • adjective rabidly furious or raging; violently intense: a rabid hunger. 1
  • adjective rabidly affected with or pertaining to rabies; mad. 1
  • noun rabidly In a rabid manner. 1

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Origin of rabidly

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 Rabidly


rabidly 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.

rabidly usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for rabidly

adverb rabidly

  • intensely — existing or occurring in a high or extreme degree: intense heat.
  • ardently — having, expressive of, or characterized by intense feeling; passionate; fervent: an ardent vow; ardent love.
  • fervently — having or showing great warmth or intensity of spirit, feeling, enthusiasm, etc.; ardent: a fervent admirer; a fervent plea.
  • single-minded — having or showing a single aim or purpose: a single-minded program.
  • 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.

adjective rabidly

  • fiercely — menacingly wild, savage, or hostile: fierce animals; a fierce look.
  • crazily — If something moves crazily, it moves in a way or in a direction that you do not expect.
  • desperately — reckless or dangerous because of despair, hopelessness, or urgency: a desperate killer.
  • energetically — In an energetic manner.
  • excitedly — In an excited manner; .

Antonyms for rabidly

adjective rabidly

  • calmly — You can use calmly to emphasize that someone is behaving in a very controlled or ordinary way in a frightening or unusual situation.
  • normally — in a normal or regular way: The wound is healing normally.

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