fundamentalist fundamentalist  /ˌfən də ˈmɛn tə lɪst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a supporter of fundamentalism
  2. (adj) of or relating to or tending toward fundamentalism

Usage(s):

  1. Its complicated personal portrait makes it impossible to think of Iran as the monolithic fundamentalist terror state of our fears.
  2. The son of an agnostic bootlegger, Jerry Falwell found Jesus at age 18 but didn't find politics until much later--and when he did, he was no fundamentalist.
  3. A fundamentalist Sunni group, Usbat al-Islam, occupied half the camp, which we didn't enter because we probably wouldn't have made it back out.

News

  1. Mormon History Association honors Utah professor

    Mormon History Association honors Utah professor Bradley-Evans, a professor in the College of Architecture and Planning who teaches history and theory classes, has written about communal religious groups such as the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Branch Davidians and the Family or Children of God. The Deseret News reports (http://bit.ly/15OmKod ) the association ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Mohsin Hamid's 6 favorite books

    The author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist loves E.B. White, Frank Herbert, Albert Camus, and more
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Week via Yahoo! News

  3. Spirituality: Poolside pugilism inspires a lesson from dad

    My father was a Baptist fundamentalist who loved people more than a fight. However, when battles were waged on behalf of people, he could be a fierce fighter.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Port Clinton News Herald

Quotes

  1. "It is hard to imagine a greater nightmare for America than the world's second-largest Muslim nation becoming a failed state in fundamentalist hands, with an arsenal of nuclear weapons and a population larger than those of Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan...
    on Nov 8, 2007 By: Joe Biden Source: FOXNews

  2. "Ahmadinejad funds trains and arms the most extreme anti peace elements in the region if there is any real threat to regional security it comes from an expansionist fundamentalist Iran," Regev said.
    on May 24, 2007 By: Mark Regev Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Jerry was the seminal figure in bringing evangelical and fundamentalist Christians out of the catacombs and energizing them into a political voting bloc that helped elect Ronald Reagan twice and was responsible for a lot of Republican success after...
    on May 16, 2007 By: Cal Thomas Source: Guardian Unlimited

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