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RABID

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rabid mean? 

RABID (adjective)
  The adjective RABID has 2 senses:

1. of or infected by rabies
2. marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea

  Familiarity information: RABID used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RABID (adjective)


Sense 1rabid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or infected by rabies

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Pertainym:

rabies (an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal); rabies is fatal if the virus reaches the brain)


Sense 2rabid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea

Synonyms:

fanatic; fanatical; overzealous; rabid

Context example:

rabid isolationist

Similar:

passionate (having or expressing strong emotions)


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