fundamentalism

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fundamental +‎ -ism.

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fundamentalism (countable and uncountable, plural fundamentalisms)

  1. (religion) The tendency to reduce a religion to its most fundamental tenets, based on strict interpretation of core texts.
  2. (finance) The belief that fundamental financial quantities are the best predictor of the price of an instrument.
  3. The beliefs held by those in this movement.
  4. Strict adherence to any set of basic ideas or principles.

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(Can we clean up(+) this sense?)