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zealotry

[ zel-uh-tree ]

noun

  1. undue or excessive zeal; fanaticism.


ˈzealotry

/ ˈzɛlətrɪ /

noun

  1. extreme or excessive zeal or devotion


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Word History and Origins

Origin of zealotry1

First recorded in 1650–60; zealot + -ry
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Example Sentences

Nick Gillespie on why their single-minded zealotry has gone too far.

But Homeland is also a highly provocative drama, fueled by paranoia, patriotism, zealotry, and madness.

Exempli gratia: They put their zealotry above their survival.

Buzz Bissinger says the trial is a travesty, fueled by Bonds' unpopularity and one man's zealotry.

And that, not religious zealotry, is the underlying thesis of her book.

Religious fervor and political zealotry, in those stormy times, always accompanied each other.

To such shocking conspiracies against common sense and decency does ecclesiastical zealotry bring even good men like Lamennais.

He snorted aloud with zealotry and the lust for intellectual battle.

It often unites the self-sacrificing zealotry of religious fanaticism with the recklessness of the gambling table.

This faction was as blind in its zealotry in favor of Johnston, as in its prejudice against Davis.

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