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Islamist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Islamistnoun

    a scholar who knowledgeable in Islamic studies

  2. Islamistnoun

    an orthodox Muslim

Wiktionary

  1. Islamistnoun

    A person who espouses Islamic fundamentalist beliefs.

    Etymology: From . First attested in the mid-1980s in English.

  2. Islamistnoun

    (somewhat rare) A person who specializes in Islamic studies.

    Etymology: From . First attested in the mid-1980s in English.

  3. Islamistnoun

    A Muslim, particularly an orthodox Muslim.

    Etymology: From . First attested in the mid-1980s in English.

  4. Islamistadjective

    Motivated by Islamic beliefs, particularly in the political sphere (e.g. a supporter of the introduction of sharia law).

    Etymology: From . First attested in the mid-1980s in English.

  5. Islamistadjective

    Relating to Islam, particularly orthodox Islam.

    Etymology: From . First attested in the mid-1980s in English.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Islamist in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Islamist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Islamist in a Sentence

  1. Justin Logan:

    If the goal were to stay until radical Islamist resistance in Afghanistan was defeated, we would be there forever.

  2. Charles Krauthammer:

    The way the administration is always focused on what you call core Al Qaeda, as if you can ignore all the other elements, the other scattered Islamist groups around the world and you denigrate them as JV, that just doesn't wash anymore.

  3. British Prime MinisterTheresa May:

    We know the threat from Islamist terrorism is very real. But while the public should remain utterly vigilant, they should not and will not be cowed by this threat.

  4. Robert Pittenger:

    These revelations are shocking and infuriating, while American soldiers were bravely fighting ISIS terrorists, with some paying the ultimate price, the Obama administration reportedly was protecting Hezbollah terrorists who were funding themselves by trafficking illegal drugs. No wonder President Obama couldn’t bring himself to call them ‘Radical Islamist Terrorists.’.

  5. Florian Philippot:

    Anyone who says Islamist radicalism has nothing to do with immigration is living on another planet.

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