/ (ˈɪzləmɪst) /
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supporting or advocating Islamic fundamentalism
a supporter or advocate of Islamic fundamentalism
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Words nearby Islamist
Islam, Islamabad, Islamic fundamentalism, Islamicist, Islamism, Islamist, Islamite, Islamize, Islamofascism, Islamophobia, island
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How to use Islamist in a sentence
There are fears of a major new Islamist insurrection, possibly inspired by the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.Where Chechens Go to Escape Their Surreal Past—and Risky Present|Anna Nemtsova|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Just last year, over 200 Nigerian girls were kidnapped from their school by the radical Islamist group Boko Haram.Promoting Girls’ Education Isn’t Enough: Malala Can Do More|Paula Kweskin|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Islamist brigades including Suqur al-Sham, a 9,000-strong militia, are openly breaking with Western-favored rebel factions.Spies Warned White House: Don’t Hit Al Qaeda in Syria|Shane Harris, Jamie Dettmer|November 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And in Diyarbakır Kurdish Hizbullah, a militant Islamist group that in the 1990s battled the PKK, made a re-appearance.Kobani is Falling to ISIS in Syria. Kurd Protests Explode in Turkey.|Jamie Dettmer|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He could imagine himself an Islamist avenger like that masked monster in black who appears in the ISIS snuff videos.The Muslim Convert Behind America’s First Workplace Beheading|Michael Daly|September 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These men are not given to idle words, and they are just one camp in the Islamist radical movement.State of the Union Addresses of George W. Bush|George W. Bush