Related formsShi·ʿism [shee-iz-uh m] /ˈʃi ɪz əm/, nounShi·ʿit·ic [shee-it-ik] /ʃiˈɪt ɪk/, adjective
Examples from the Web for shiite
A Shiite stronghold wrapped in a Sunni explosive belt—not exactly a picture of stability.
Allying themselves with the Shiite militant group Hezbollah, some Lebanese Christians are standing their ground against ISIS.
Last month, the three largest Shiite militias told President Obama not to send ground troops into Iraq.Iran Orders Elite Troops: Lay Off U.S. Forces in Iraq|Eli Lake|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the United Kingdom, 100 Sunni and Shiite Imams have joined together to condemn ISIS.
They had feared ISIS fighters and their Sunni allies would unleash a massacre of the predominantly Shiite townsfolk.
On the last night many Shiite Moslems walk to the mosque in bare feet, wearing sackcloth.Modern Persia|Mooshie G. Daniel
It is well known that Shiite teachers were especially active in Persia.Mystics and Saints of Islam|Claud Field
The future of Shiite Mohammedanism in Persia proper is a still more doubtful problem.
According to Shiite tradition, it is the twelfth Imam of the race of Ali who is to appear.
It is noticeable, however, that within the last fifty years the religious bitterness of Shiite and Sunite is sensibly in decline.