Definition Of zealot


a person who is fanatical and uncompromising in pursuit of their religious, political, or other ideals.

He says there have always been religious zealots , but modern technology has given them a lethal capacity.

Example Of zealot

  • After Herod's death in 4 BC, Masada was captured by the Romans, but in ad 66 Jewish Zealots took it by surprise and occupied it.

  • Both appear to agree that religious zealots should be regarded as the authentic voice of their faith.

  • Creationism often conjures visions of religious zealots who believe the book of Genesis verbatim.

  • Do religious zealots regularly cry ‘scum’ when they pass him by on the street?

  • Does anybody else see the logic error in stating that religious zealots wanted to create a secular nation?

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