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zealotry

[ zel-uh-tree ]
/ ˈzɛl ə tri /
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noun
undue or excessive zeal; fanaticism.
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Origin of zealotry

First recorded in 1650–60; zealot + -ry

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British Dictionary definitions for zealotry

zealotry
/ (ˈzɛlətrɪ) /

noun
extreme or excessive zeal or devotion
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