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rabid (adj.)

1610s, "furious, raving, behaving violently," from Latin rabidus "raging, furious, enraged; inspired; ungoverned; rabid," from rabere "be mad, rave" (see rage (v.)). The specific meaning "made mad by rabies" in English is recorded by 1804. Related: Rabidly; rabidness.

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Definitions of rabid from WordNet

rabid (adj.)
of or infected by rabies;
rabid (adj.)
marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea;
rabid isolationist
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