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    islamism

    islamism - Dictionary definition and meaning for word islamism

    Definition
    (noun) a fundamentalist Islamic revivalist movement generally characterized by moral conservatism and the literal interpretation of the Koran and the attempt to implement Islamic values in all aspects of life Definition
    (noun) the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran
    Example Sentence
    • Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion
    • the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion
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