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zealotry Line breaks: zeal|ot¦ry
Pronunciation: /ˈzɛlətri/

Definition of zealotry in English:


[mass noun]
Fanatical and uncompromising pursuit of religious, political, or other ideals; fanaticism: right-wing, religious zealotry
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  • It illustrates the evil that happens when religious zealotry combines with extreme misogyny.
  • Right-wing religious zealotry is actually a throw-back to the intolerance that led to the creation of America in the first place.
  • I couldn't resist reading that story in this era of Hitlerian anti-smoking zealotry.

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