(archaic) excessive intolerance of opposing views
The characteristic or practice of being a fanatic.
Excessive enthusiasm, unreasoning zeal, or wild and extravagant notions, on any subject, especially religion, politics or ideology; religious frenzy.
excessive intolerance of opposing views
Fanaticism (from the Latin adverb fānāticē [fren-fānāticus; enthusiastic, ecstatic; raging, fanatical, furious]) is a belief or behavior involving uncritical zeal or an obsessive enthusiasm. Philosopher George Santayana defines fanaticism as .
‘redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim’;