Fundamentalism - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌfʌndəˈmentəlɪzəm|  American pronunciation of the word fundamentalism
Brit.  |fʌndəˈmɛnt(ə)lɪz(ə)m|  British pronunciation of the word fundamentalism

noun

- a form of Protestantism that takes the interpretation of every word in the sacred texts as literal truth
- the strict adherence to the basic principles or doctrines of a religion, ideology, etc.

Examples

fundamentalism has flowered because it has concluded that liberalism is effete, ineffectual and impoverished

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