Etymology
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fundamentalism (n.)

1920 in the religious sense; see fundamentalist + -ism.

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Definitions of fundamentalism

fundamentalism (n.)
a form of Protestantism that takes the interpretation of every word in the sacred texts as literal truth;
fundamentalism (n.)
the strict adherence to the basic principles or doctrines of a religion, ideology, etc.;
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