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Definition of fanatic (Meaning of fanatic)
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Fanatic Fa*nat"ic, n.
	     A person affected by excessive enthusiasm, particularly on
	     religious subjects; one who indulges wild and extravagant
	     notions of religion.
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	           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.
	                                                    --Fuller
	                                                    (1660).
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	           Fanatics are governed rather by imagination than by
	           judgment.                                --Stowe.
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	  Fanatic Fa*nat"ic, a. [L. fanaticus inspired by divinity,
	     enthusiastic, frantic, fr. fanum fane: cf. F. fanatique. See
	     {Fane}.]
	     Pertaining to, or indicating, fanaticism; extravagant in
	     opinions; ultra; unreasonable; excessively enthusiastic,
	     especially on religious subjects; as, fanatic zeal; fanatic
	     notions.
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	           But Faith, fanatic Faith, once wedded fast
	           To some dear falsehood, hugs it to the last. --T.
	                                                    Moore.
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