Rabidity



[rab-id] /ˈræb ɪd/

adjective
1.
irrationally extreme in opinion or practice:
a rabid isolationist; a rabid baseball fan.
2.
furious or raging; violently intense:
a rabid hunger.
3.
affected with or pertaining to rabies; mad.
/ˈræbɪd; ˈreɪ-/
adjective
1.
relating to or having rabies
2.
zealous; fanatical; violent; raging
n.

1831, from rabid + -ity.
adj.

1610s, “furious, raving,” from Latin rabidus “raging, furious, enraged; inspired; ungoverned; rabid,” from rabere “be mad, rave” (see rage (v.)). Meaning “made mad by rabies” in English first recorded 1804. Related: Rabidly; rabidness.

rabid rab·id (rāb’ĭd)
adj.
Of or affected by rabies.

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