the group of doctrines or practices of the Wahhabis.
- Also Wah·ha·bi·ism [wuh-hah-bee-iz-uhm, wah-], /wəˈhɑ biˌɪz əm, wɑ-/, Wa·ha·bism.
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How to use Wahhabism in a sentence
Women were only given the right to drive in 2018 amid a relaxing of some of the kingdom’s conservative Wahhabism traditions.
Osama bin Laden was steeped in Wahhabism, as are many Sunni Jidahists in Iraq and Syria today, such as Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.To Beat ISIS, the Arab World Must Promote Political and Religious Reforms | Rula Jebreal | September 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Saudi society and government are intricately intertwined with a puritanical flavor of Islam, Wahhabism.Will Saudi Arabia Execute Guest Workers for 'Witchcraft'? | Michael Schulson | March 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Wahhabism is on the decline, but not yet extinct at Haïl; and the Wahhabis would of course have been our enemies.A Pilgrimage to Nejd, Vol. 1 [of 2] | Anne Blunt
Wahhabism, as a political regeneration of the world, has failed, but the spirit of reform has remained.The Future of Islam | Wilfred Scawen Blunt
And Wahhabism is a direct telegraph wire between mortal man and his God.The Book of Khalid | Ameen Rihani