Need another word that means the same as “rabid”? Find 13 synonyms and 30 related words for “rabid” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Rabid” are: fanatic, fanatical, overzealous, extreme, extremist, violent, maniacal, wild, passionate, fervent, uncompromising, mad, hydrophobic
Rabid as an Adjective
Definitions of "Rabid" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “rabid” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Having or proceeding from an extreme or fanatical support of or belief in something.
- Of or connected with rabies.
- Marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea.
- (of an animal) affected with rabies.
- Of or infected by rabies.
Synonyms of "Rabid" as an adjective (13 Words)
|extreme||Not usual; exceptional.|
In extreme cases the soldier may be discharged.
|extremist||(used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm.|
Extremist political views.
|fanatic||Marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea.|
His eyes had a fanatic iciness.
|fanatical||Filled with excessive and single-minded zeal.|
Her husband was fanatical about tidiness.
|fervent||Having or displaying a passionate intensity.|
The fervent heat merely communicated a genial warmth to their half torpid systems.
|hydrophobic||Of or suffering from hydrophobia.|
|mad||Affected with madness or insanity.|
Mad at his friend.
|maniacal||Suffering from mania.|
A maniacal dictator.
|overzealous||Marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea.|
He s been overzealous in handing out parking tickets.
|passionate||Arising from intense feelings of sexual love.|
He s passionate about football.
|uncompromising||Showing an unwillingness to make concessions to others, especially by changing one’s ways or opinions.|
The uncompromising ugliness of the era s buildings.
|violent||Marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions inclined to react violently fervid.|
Her dress was a violent red.
|wild||Produced from wild animals or plants without cultivation.|
Usage Examples of "Rabid" as an adjective
- The show's small but rabid fan base.
- A rabid ideologue.
- She's expecting more rabid support from the home fans.
- Her mother was bitten by a rabid dog.
- Rabid isolationist.
Associations of "Rabid" (30 Words)
|acute||Denoting or designed for patients with an acute form of a disease.|
The acute phase of the illness.
|crazy||Possessed by inordinate excitement.|
A crazy scheme.
|delirium||Wild excitement or ecstasy.|
A chorus of delirium from the terrace.
|enthusiasm||Something that arouses enthusiasm.|
Enthusiasm for his program is growing.
|enthusiast||An ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity.|
A sports car enthusiast.
|enthusiastic||Having or showing intense and eager enjoyment, interest, or approval.|
Was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons.
|enthusiastically||In a way that shows intense and eager enjoyment, interest, or approval.|
The audience applauded enthusiastically.
|fanatic||A person motivated by irrational enthusiasm (as for a cause.|
His eyes had a fanatic iciness.
|fanaticism||Excessive intolerance of opposing views.|
The dangers of religious fanaticism.
|frantic||Marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion.|
Frantic attempts to resuscitate the girl.
|frenetic||Excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion.|
Frenetic screams followed the accident.
|frenzied||Affected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reason.|
A frenzied look in his eye.
|frenzy||State of violent mental agitation.|
Doreen worked herself into a frenzy of rage.
|fury||A feeling of intense anger.|
Rachel shouted beside herself with fury.
|hysteria||An old-fashioned term for a psychological disorder characterized by conversion of psychological stress into physical symptoms (somatization) or a change in self-awareness (such as a fugue state or selective amnesia).|
The anti Semitic hysteria of the 1890s.
|impassioned||Characterized by intense emotion.|
She made an impassioned plea for help.
|lunatic||Insane and believed to be affected by the phases of the moon.|
A ward of lunatic old ladies.
|mania||Mental illness marked by periods of great excitement or euphoria, delusions, and overactivity.|
He had a mania for automobiles.
|manic||(in psychiatry) relating to or affected by mania.|
|overwrought||Deeply agitated especially from emotion.|
She was too overwrought to listen to reason.
|passionate||Having, showing, or caused by strong feelings or beliefs.|
A passionate kiss.
|psychosis||Any severe mental disorder in which contact with reality is lost or highly distorted.|
The symptoms of psychosis.
|rampage||Act violently, recklessly, or destructively.|
Youths went on the rampage and wrecked a classroom.
|raving||In a raving manner.|
|schizophrenia||Any of several psychotic disorders characterized by distortions of reality and disturbances of thought and language and withdrawal from social contact.|
Gibraltar s schizophrenia continues to be fed by colonial pride.
|wild||In a wild or undomesticated manner.|
Edible wild plants.
|zealot||A fervent and even militant proponent of something.|
|zealotry||Excessive intolerance of opposing views.|
He expressed concern about religious zealotry playing an increasing role in politics.
|zealous||Marked by active interest and enthusiasm.|
The council was extremely zealous in the application of the regulations.