[ wuh-hah-biz-uhm, wah- ]

  1. the group of doctrines or practices of the Wahhabis.

Origin of Wahhabism

First recorded in 1820–30; Wahhab(i) + -ism
  • Also Wah·ha·bi·ism [wuh-hah-bee-iz-uhm, wah-], /wəˈhɑ biˌɪz əm, wɑ-/, Wa·ha·bism.

Words Nearby Wahhabism

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How to use Wahhabism in a sentence

  • And Wahhabism is a direct telegraph wire between mortal man and his God.

    The Book of Khalid | Ameen Rihani