Definition of Zealot

1. Noun. A member of an ancient Jewish sect in Judea in the first century who fought to the death against the Romans and who killed or persecuted Jews who collaborated with the Romans.

Generic synonyms: Hebrew, Israelite, Jew



2. Noun. A fervent and even militant proponent of something.
Exact synonyms: Drumbeater, Partisan
Generic synonyms: Advocate, Advocator, Exponent, Proponent
Specialized synonyms: Bigot, Doctrinaire, Dogmatist
Antonyms: Nonpartisan
Derivative terms: Partisanship

Definition of Zealot

1. n. One who is zealous; one who engages warmly in any cause, and pursues his object with earnestness and ardor; especially, one who is overzealous, or carried away by his zeal; one absorbed in devotion to anything; an enthusiast; a fanatical partisan.

2. n. One who is zealous; one who engages warmly in any cause, and pursues his object with earnestness and ardor; especially, one who is overzealous, or carried away by his zeal; one absorbed in devotion to anything; an enthusiast; a fanatical partisan.

Definition of Zealot

1. 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 ¹

2. Noun. a member of a radical, warlike, ardently patriotic group of Jews in Judea, particularly prominent from a.d. 69 to 81, advocating the violent overthrow of Roman rule and vigorously resisting the efforts of the Romans and their supporters to heathenize the Jews. ¹

3. Noun. a member of an anti-aristocratic political group in Thessalonica from 1342 until 1350. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Zealot

1. one who is zealous [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Zealot

zayin
zayins
zazen
zazens
zazzy
zdenekite
zea
zeagonite
zeal
zealant
zealants
zeale
zealed
zealful
zealless
zealot (current term)
zealotic
zealotical
zealotism
zealotisms
zealotist
zealotists
zealotries
zealotry
zealots
zealous
zealous witness
zealous witnesses
zealously
zealousness

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