Fundamentalist - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌfʌndəˈmentəlɪst|  American pronunciation of the word fundamentalist
Brit.  |ˌfʌndəˈmɛnt(ə)lɪst|  British pronunciation of the word fundamentalist

noun

- an adherent of fundamentalist principles
- a supporter of fundamentalism

adjective

- of or relating to or characteristic of Protestant fundamentalism or its adherents (syn: fundamentalistic)
- of or relating to or tending toward ideological fundamentalism (syn: fundamentalistic)

Examples

Muslim fundamentalists

She was anointed the head of the Christian fundamentalist group

...fundamentalist preachers who anathematize any departure from a literal interpretation of the Bible...

Word forms

noun
singular: fundamentalist
plural: fundamentalists
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