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Religious AssociationPlay
Fundamentalist is often linked to strict religious beliefs and can carry a negative connotation when used in secular contexts. SlideThe community was wary of the new neighbor's fundamentalist views.
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Not Always ExtremismPlay
Being a fundamentalist doesn't necessarily mean extremist; it can simply reflect a deep commitment to traditional beliefs. SlideAlthough a fundamentalist, he peacefully coexisted with those of other faiths.
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Political UsePlay
Fundamentalist can be used in political contexts to describe someone with uncompromising adherence to core principles. SlideThe politician was labeled a fundamentalist for her rigid stance on policies.