Definition of Islamism

1. 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.

Generic synonyms: Religious Movement
Derivative terms: Islamist



2. 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. "The term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"

Definition of Islamism

1. n. The faith, doctrines, or religious system of the Mohammedans; Mohammedanism; Islam.

Definition of Islamism

1. Noun. The religious system of Muslims; Islam, Mohammedanism. (defdate from 17th c.) ¹

2. Noun. Islamic fundamentalism. (defdate from 20th c.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Islamism

Islamic Ummah
Islamic Unity
Islamic calendar
Islamic calendar month
Islamic fascism
Islamic fundamentalism
Islamic law
Islamicate
Islamicize
Islamicized
Islamicizes
Islamicizing
Islamification
Islamisation
Islamise
Islamism
Islamisms
Islamist
Islamists
Islamite
Islamites
Islamitic
Islamitish
Islamiyat
Islamization
Islamize
Islamized
Islamizes
Islamizing
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Literary usage of Islamism

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1. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1909)
"He must admit the two principal dogmas of islamism, pray, fast, give alms, and go on pilgrimage to Mecca. These duties are called the Pillars of islamism. ..."

2. Low-Intensity Conflict in the Third World by Stephen Blank, Lewis B. Ware, Air University (U.S.). Press (1988)
"But the relationship of Egyptian islamism to other Islamist ideologies such as ... islamism in Tunisia Although it is of more recent vintage, islamism is no ..."

3. A History of Greece from the Earliest Times to the Present by Telemachus Thomas Timayenis (1881)
"Conflict between islamism and Christianity. The first serious hostilities between islamism and Christianity began immediately after the death of Mohammed. ..."

4. The Secret Societies of All Ages and Countries by Charles William Heckethorn (1875)
"Secret Doctrines of islamism.—The Arabs having rendered themselves masters of Persia, the sects of that country set to work to spread themselves among ..."

5. History of France: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by Jules Michelet, G. H. Smith (1851)
"islamism was the younger of the two, and yet the elder and more decayed. ... islamism, the most recent of the Asiatic religions, is also the last and the ..."

6. Lectures on the History of the Nineteenth Century: Delivered at the by Frederick Alexander Kirkpatrick (1902)
"Now unfortunately I was not permitted to choose the subject of this lecture, which, as you see from your programmes, is described as "Pan- islamism. ..."

7. The New World of Islam by Lothrop Stoddard, Theodore Lothrop Stoddard (1921)
"CHAPTER II PAN-islamism all great movements, the Mohammedan Revival is highly complex. Starting with the simple, puritan protest of Wahabism, ..."

8. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1909)
"He must admit the two principal dogmas of islamism, pray, fast, give alms, and go on pilgrimage to Mecca. These duties are called the Pillars of islamism. ..."

9. Low-Intensity Conflict in the Third World by Stephen Blank, Lewis B. Ware, Air University (U.S.). Press (1988)
"But the relationship of Egyptian islamism to other Islamist ideologies such as ... islamism in Tunisia Although it is of more recent vintage, islamism is no ..."

10. A History of Greece from the Earliest Times to the Present by Telemachus Thomas Timayenis (1881)
"Conflict between islamism and Christianity. The first serious hostilities between islamism and Christianity began immediately after the death of Mohammed. ..."

11. The Secret Societies of All Ages and Countries by Charles William Heckethorn (1875)
"Secret Doctrines of islamism.—The Arabs having rendered themselves masters of Persia, the sects of that country set to work to spread themselves among ..."

12. History of France: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by Jules Michelet, G. H. Smith (1851)
"islamism was the younger of the two, and yet the elder and more decayed. ... islamism, the most recent of the Asiatic religions, is also the last and the ..."

13. Lectures on the History of the Nineteenth Century: Delivered at the by Frederick Alexander Kirkpatrick (1902)
"Now unfortunately I was not permitted to choose the subject of this lecture, which, as you see from your programmes, is described as "Pan- islamism. ..."

14. The New World of Islam by Lothrop Stoddard, Theodore Lothrop Stoddard (1921)
"CHAPTER II PAN-islamism all great movements, the Mohammedan Revival is highly complex. Starting with the simple, puritan protest of Wahabism, ..."

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