Is·lam·ism (ĭs-lämĭz′əm, ĭz-, ĭslə-, ĭz-)
1. An Islamic revivalist movement, often characterized by moral conservatism, literalism, and the attempt to implement Islamic values in all spheres of life.
2. The religious faith, principles, or cause of Islam.
Is·lamist adj. & n.
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