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From fundamental +‎ -ist, after a book series called "The Fundamentals: A Testimony to the Truth", published in 1909 and affirmed by the PCUSA in its 1910 Minutes of the General Assembly.

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fundamentalist (plural fundamentalists)

  1. One who reduces religion to strict interpretation of core or original texts.
  2. (finance) A trader who trades on the financial fundamentals of the companies involved, as opposed to a chartist or technician.
  3. (Christian) Originally referred to an adherent of an American Christian movement that began as a response to the rejection of the accuracy of the Bible, the alleged deity of Christ, Christ's atonement for humanity, the virgin birth, and miracles.
  4. (pejorative) A fundamentalist Christian (also fundie or fundy)

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fundamentalist m (definite singular fundamentalisten, indefinite plural fundamentalistar, definite plural fundamentalistane)

  1. fundamentalist (one who reduces religion to strict interpretation of core or original texts)

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