phanaticism

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phanaticism (uncountable)

  1. (hypercorrect) Archaic spelling of fanaticism.
    • 1848, Lord John Lauder Fountainhall and David Laing, Historical Notices of Scotish Affairs, page 627
      I have ſeen a written teſtimony he has left, diſouning the King’s Church-ſupremacy, &c. The reſt ware taylors and other tradeſmen, bigot in ther phanaticiſm. Some whiſpered, the main deſigne of the yaught was to bring doune armes.