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Faithful vs. Fanatic — What's the Difference?

Faithful vs. Fanatic — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Faithful and Fanatic

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Faithful

Remaining loyal and steadfast
The city has always been faithful to the Conservative party
Employees who had notched up decades of faithful service
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Fanatic

A person marked or motivated by an extreme, unreasoning enthusiasm, as for a cause.
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Faithful

True to the facts or the original
The film was faithful to the book
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Fanatic

Fanatical.
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Faithful

Those who are faithful to a particular religion or political party
A muezzin called the faithful to prayer
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Fanatic

Fanatical.
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Faithful

Adhering firmly and devotedly, as to a person, cause, or idea; loyal.
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Fanatic

(obsolete) Showing evidence of possession by a god or demon; frenzied, overzealous.
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Faithful

Engaging in sex only with one's spouse or only with one's partner in a sexual relationship.
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Fanatic

A person who is zealously enthusiastic for some cause, especially in religion.
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Faithful

Responsible; conscientious
The faithful discharge of his duties.
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Fanatic

Pertaining to, or indicating, fanaticism; extravagant in opinions; ultra; unreasonable; excessively enthusiastic, especially on religious subjects; as, fanatic zeal; fanatic notions.
But Faith, fanatic Faith, once wedded fastTo some dear falsehood, hugs it to the last.
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Faithful

Dependable; reliable
The faithful engine started right up.
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Fanatic

A person affected by excessive enthusiasm, particularly on religious subjects; one who indulges wild and extravagant notions of religion.
There is a new word, coined within few months, called fanatics, which, by the close stickling thereof, seemeth well cut out and proportioned to signify what is meant thereby, even the sectaries of our age.
Fanatics are governed rather by imagination than by judgment.
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Faithful

Consistent with truth or actuality
A faithful reproduction of the portrait.
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Fanatic

A person motivated by irrational enthusiasm (as for a cause);
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject
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Faithful

Having or full of faith.
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Fanatic

Marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea;
Rabid isolationist
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Faithful

Loyal; adhering firmly to person or cause.
My dog is very faithful: he doesn't like to be petted by anybody else.
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Faithful

Having faith.
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Faithful

Reliable; worthy of trust.
My servant is very faithful.
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Faithful

Consistent with reality.
I would consider that a very faithful reproduction.
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Faithful

Engaging in sexual relations only with one's spouse or long-term sexual partner.
They had been faithful to each other all of their married life.
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Faithful

(mathematics) Injective in specific contexts, e.g. of representations in representation or functors in category theory.
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Faithful

(in the plural) The practicing members of a religion or followers of a cause.
The faithful pray five times a day.
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Faithful

Someone or something that is faithful or reliable.
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Faithful

Full of faith, or having faith; disposed to believe, especially in the declarations and promises of God.
You are not faithful, sir.
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Faithful

Firm in adherence to promises, oaths, contracts, treaties, or other engagements.
The faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him.
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Faithful

True and constant in affection or allegiance to a person to whom one is bound by a vow, by ties of love, gratitude, or honor, as to a husband, a prince, a friend; firm in the observance of duty; loyal; of true fidelity; as, a faithful husband or servant.
So spake the seraph Abdiel, faithful found,Among the faithless, faithful only he.
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Faithful

Worthy of confidence and belief; conformable to truth ot fact; exact; accurate; as, a faithful narrative or representation.
It is a faithful saying.
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Faithful

Any loyal and steadfast following
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Faithful

A group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
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Faithful

Steadfast in affection or allegiance;
Years of faithful service
Faithful employees
We do not doubt that England has a faithful patriot in the Lord Chancellor
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Faithful

Marked by fidelity to an original;
A close translation
A faithful copy of the portrait
A faithful rendering of the observed facts
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Faithful

Not having sexual relations with anyone except your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend;
He remained faithful to his wife
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