Fanatical and uncompromising pursuit of religious, political, or other ideals; fanaticism.
fanaticism, zeal, zealousness, extremism, radicalism, militancy, dogmatism, bigotry, single-mindednessvehemence, forcefulnessView synonyms
- ‘Right-wing religious zealotry is actually a throw-back to the intolerance that led to the creation of America in the first place.’
- ‘Replacing the zealotry of religious intolerance with a secular version is hardly an enlightened alternative.’
- ‘I couldn't resist reading that story in this era of Hitlerian anti-smoking zealotry.’
- ‘It illustrates the evil that happens when religious zealotry combines with extreme misogyny.’