zealot

IPA: zˈɛɫʌt

noun

  • One who is zealous, one who is full of zeal for his own specific beliefs or objectives, usually in the negative sense of being too passionate; a fanatic.
  • (historical) A member of a radical, warlike, ardently patriotic group of Jews in Judea, particularly prominent in the first century, who advocated the violent overthrow of Roman rule and vigorously resisted the efforts of the Romans and their supporters to convert the Jews.
  • (historical) A member of an anti-aristocratic political group in Thessalonica from 1342 until 1350.
  • (history) Alternative letter-case form of zealot [One who is zealous, one who is full of zeal for his own specific beliefs or objectives, usually in the negative sense of being too passionate; a fanatic.]

Examples of "zealot" in Sentences

  • She was the religious zealot.
  • This is the wimpiest zealot ever.
  • Zealot leaves the team shortly afterwards.
  • Zealot is a mutant from the island nation of Genosha.
  • Everyone thinks of Iran as the home of the terrorist zealot.
  • Attacking the money lenders in the temple was a Zealot action.
  • They found zealot militarism contradictory with the teachings of Jesus.
  • The zealot connection of the group around Jesus is routinely disguised.
  • I'm not such a zealot that I change the footnote format for the sake of it
  • There is, of course, a grey area between the diligent pruner and the zealot.
  • GOI demostrates that a zealot is a zealot no matter what they claim as their ‘affiliation’.
  • Second, anybody who's a privacy zealot is not gonna be able to get behind the whole Clear thing.
  • This religious zealot is intent on only one thing: punishing women and trying to keep them “in their place”
  • The judge, clearly no law-and-order zealot, is quoted as saying, I was brought up in the era of Just William.
  • For a zealot from the other side of the political spectrum, I might suggest reading Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand.
  • [A] ccepting at face value documents without a verifiable provenance that come from the hand of a known partisan zealot is not typical journalistic behavior.
  • On the other hand, accepting at face value documents without a verifiable provenance that come from the hand of a known partisan zealot is not typical journalistic behavior.
  • At some level, a zealot is a zealot and love of a property can also lead to discussions online that could be interpreted as “spirited debate”, but usually come across more as “psychotic ravings mixed with threats of grisly murder.”
  • However, as I said, this was not my business, and besides, I learned a long time ago that arguing with a zealot is like arguing with a brick wall: it doesn't matter what you say, it's going to remain the same as it was when you started, impassive and unchanged.

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