What is another word for mohammedanism?

Pronunciation: [mə͡ʊhˈamɪdənˌɪzəm] (IPA)

Mohammedanism is a term that refers to the religion of Islam founded by the Prophet Mohammed. However, using this term is considered outdated and even offensive by some since it implies that Islam is solely centered on the life and teachings of Mohammed. Therefore, people use various synonyms for the term Mohammedanism. Some popular synonyms include "Islam," "Muslim faith," "Islamism," "Islamic religion," and "Muslimism." Using these words instead of Mohammedanism is more respectful towards the Islamic faith and its followers. Moreover, by using these synonyms, people acknowledge the diversity and complexity of the Islamic religion, which is more than just the teachings of one person.

Synonyms for Mohammedanism:

What are the hypernyms for Mohammedanism?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Mohammedanism?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for mohammedanism (as nouns)

Usage examples for Mohammedanism

Nevertheless, not a spear was aimed against the travelers, for negroes, until mohammedanism fills their souls with cruelties and hatred against infidels, are rather timid and gentle.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
The Mohammedan Africans remaining of the old stock of importations, although accustomed to hear the gospel preached, have been known to accommodate Christianity to mohammedanism.
"Slavery and the Constitution"
William Ingersoll Bowditch
We swear it and close our ears to our admirers, and to escape them we plunge into consideration of Violet's soul and her aptitudes, saying, and saying well, that if polygamy thrives with mohammedanism in the East, polyandry has settled down in the West with Christianity, and that since Nora slammed the door the practice of acquiring a share in a woman's life, rather than insisting on the whole of it, has caught such firm root in our civilization that it is no exaggeration to say that every married woman to-day will admit she could manage two men better than her husband could manage two wives.
"Muslin"
George Moore

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