Definitions for: Zealotry

[n] excessive intolerance of opposing views

Webster (1913) Definition: Zeal"ot*ry, n.
The character and behavior of a zealot; excess of zeal;
fanatical devotion to a cause.

Enthusiasm, visionariness, seems the tendency of the
German; zeal, zealotry, of the English; fanaticism, of
the French. --Coleridge.

Synonyms: fanaticism

See Also: intolerance

Famous Quotes Containing Zealotry:

To the American people I say, awaken to what is happening. It is the duty of each citizen to be vigilant, to protect liberty, to speak out, left and right and disagree lest be trampled underfoot by misguided zealotry and extreme partisanship.

-- Robert Byrd (American Politician)

The enemy of idealism is zealotry.

-- Neil Kinnock (Spanish Politician)

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