English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'rabid'

(adjective) 
Definition
fanatical
the rabid state media
Synonyms
fanatical
As a boy he was a fanatical patriot.
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extreme
his extreme political views
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zealous
She was a zealous worker for charitable bodies.
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bigoted
He was bigoted and racist.
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intolerant
intolerant attitudes towards non-Catholics
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narrow-minded
He's just a narrow-minded bigot.
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intemperate
the unwisely intemperate language of the party leader
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swivel-eyed (slang)
Opposites
(adjective) 
The tablets gave him the look of a rabid dog.
Synonyms
crazed
the manager's crazed antics on the touchline
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wild
When I told him what I had done, he was wild.
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violent
He could be violent from time to time.
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mad (informal)
I'm pretty mad about it, I can tell you.
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raging
Inside, she was raging.
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furious
He is furious at the way his wife has been treated.
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frantic
A bird had been locked in and was now quite frantic.
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frenzied
the frenzied activity of the general election
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infuriated
She realized how infuriated this would make me.
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berserk
When I saw him I went berserk.
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maniacal
She is hunched over the wheel with a maniacal expression.
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berko (Australian, slang)
(adjective) 
Definition
having rabies
Synonyms
mad
the mad old lady down the street
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hydrophobic

Additional synonyms

in the sense of berserk
When I saw him I went berserk.
Synonyms
mad (informal),
ape (slang),
apeshit (slang),
barro (Australian, slang),
off the air (Australian, slang),
porangi (New Zealand)
in the sense of bigoted
He was bigoted and racist.
in the sense of extreme
Definition
(of an opinion, political group, etc.) beyond the limits regarded as acceptable
his extreme political views

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