Definitions

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  • adv. In a fanatical manner; with extreme, irrational zeal or enthusiasm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a fanatical manner; with inordinate zeal or with bigotry.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a passionately fanatic manner

Etymologies

fanatical +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Are you so bent on enforcing some kind of fanatically rigid set of PC rules that you can't allow people to make the most innocuous and obvious kinds of observations that involve some reference to their identity without punishing them for it?

    Election Central Saturday Roundup

  • They actually revile any people who support the party by association, a dangerously kind of fanatically partisan approach to politics.

    Progressive Versus Conservative Partisanship « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • There are other ideas besides that of making freedom national and slavery sectional to which Mr. Seward has been "fanatically" attached, and one of these is, happily for both parties concerned, that a war between "the American and European branch of the British race" would be a fearful crime on the part of those responsible for its occurrence.

    William Henry Seward, the American Secretary of State

  • Dekker had prepared "fanatically" to allay the court's concerns, the lawyer added, describing how she had obtained a first aid diploma, registered with a distance education facility to continue her schooling at sea, gained solo sailing experience and learned sleep management techniques.

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  • However, those wrong assumptions were defended vigorously (some might say "fanatically") by the experts who had made them, because they saw their professional prestige as being under attack.

    Pajamas Media

  • 'faddism,' it is the sober and serious recognition of plain facts that inspires men and women to work hard, even 'fanatically' for a better life, realising that 'it must come' in both the indicative and the imperative sense, that both the future and the right and the duty are on the Socialist side.

    Sidney Percival Bunting

  • They've become fanatically dedicated to fermenting idiotic Obama claims and put-downs that it's become like breathing to them: essential and automatic.

    Eric Boehlert: Limbaugh and Obama Dead-Enders Lash Out After Bin Laden's Death

  • They may fanatically count carbs, become clean freaks or workaholics.

    Judith Orloff MD: How To Deal With a Control Freak

  • Both show parents pushing their children to grow up fast and toughen up intellectually, fanatically trying to prepare them for the competitive world of the classroom and beyond.

    Brian Gresko: In Defense of Childhood: Let Kids Be Kids!

  • Parents pushing their children to grow-up fast and toughen-up intellectually, fanatically trying to prepare them for the competitive world of the classroom and beyond.

    Brian Gresko: In Defense of Childhood: Let Kids Be Kids!

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