of or infected by rabies
fanatic, fanatical, overzealous, rabid(adj)
marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea
Affected with rabies.
a rabid dog or fox
Of or pertaining to rabies, or hydrophobia.
a rabid virus
Furious; raging; extremely violent.
very extreme, unreasonable, or fanatical in opinion; excessively zealous; comparable to one with rabies.
Origin: From the Latin rabidus, from rabere, or to rave.
furious; raging; extremely violent
extreme, unreasonable, or fanatical in opinion; excessively zealous; as, a rabid socialist
affected with the distemper called rabies; mad; as, a rabid dog or fox
of or pertaining to rabies, or hydrophobia; as, rabid virus
Origin: [L. rabidus, from rabere to rave. See Rage, n.]
Rabid is a 1977 Canadian horror film written and directed by David Cronenberg. It features Marilyn Chambers in the lead role, supported by Frank Moore, Howard Ryshpan, Joe Silver and Robert A. Silverman. Chambers plays a woman who, after being injured in a motorcycle accident and undergoing a surgical operation, develops an orifice under one of her armpits. The orifice hides a phallic stinger that she uses to feed on people's blood. Those she feeds upon become rabid zombies, whose bite spreads the disease. The film has had mostly mixed reviews and received a rating of 61% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rab′id, adj. furious: mad: affected with rabies, as a dog: foolishly intense.—adj. Rab′ic, pertaining to rabies.—adv. Rab′idly.—ns. Rab′idness; Rā′bies, the disease (esp. of dogs) from which hydrophobia is communicated: canine madness.—adjs. Rābiet′ic, resembling madness; Rābif′ic, communicating hydrophobia; Rā′bious, raging. [L. rabidus—rabĕre, to rave.]
The numerical value of rabid in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of rabid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
But the dog who is rabid is not by bowl attracted. (Mais le chien qui est enragé n'est par gamelle attiré)
They didn’t tell anyone that one of the most rabid anti-Trump, anti-Fox people was going to be sitting next to me and interviewing me.
More importantly, I am concerned that if a product did actually contain what is suggested, saliva from a rabid dog, that would put the patient at risk of contracting rabies, a serious, fatal illness.
’The View’ was disingenuous in not telling us who was hosting, they didn’t tell anyone that one of the most rabid anti-Trump, anti-Fox people was going to be sitting next to me and interviewing me.
If there's a rabid dog running around in your neighborhood, you're probably not going to assume something good about that dog, and you're probably going to put your children out of the way. That doesn't mean that you hate all dogs.
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- rabiósCatalan, Valencian
- fanatisch, wütend, tollwütig, TollwutGerman
- raivoisa, vesikauhuinen, kiihkeä, raivokas, raivotautinenFinnish
- rabioso, rabiadoGalician
- arrabbiato, rabbiosoItalian
- furioso, raivosoPortuguese
- я́ростный, фанати́чный, неи́стовый, взбеси́вшийся, бе́шеныйRussian
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