As nouns the difference between extremist and fundamentalism
is that extremist
is extremist while fundamentalism
is (religion) the tendency to reduce a religion to its most fundamental tenets, based on strict interpretation of core texts.
a person who holds extreme views, especially one who advocates such views; a radical or fanatic
holding extreme views, especially on a political subject
of, or relating to extremism
(religion) The tendency to reduce a religion to its most fundamental tenets, based on strict interpretation of core texts.
(finance) The belief that fundamental financial quantities are the best predictor of the price of an instrument.
The beliefs held by those in this movement.
Strict adherence to any set of basic ideas or principles.
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