What is another word for Wahabi?

Pronunciation: [wˈahɐbˌa͡ɪ] (IPA)

Wahabi is a term that refers to a Sunni Islamic reform movement that originated in Saudi Arabia during the 18th century. However, this term has been associated with violent extremist groups in recent years. Due to its negative connotation, using synonyms for this term might be useful in certain contexts. Some possible synonyms for Wahabi include Salafi, Ahl al-Hadith, and Muwahhidun. These terms can be used to refer to Sunni Islamic groups that have similar beliefs and practices to Wahabism, without carrying the negative connotation. It is important to use terminology carefully and correctly to avoid any misunderstandings and misrepresentations.

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What are the hypernyms for Wahabi?

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Usage examples for Wahabi

Coffee-shops take the place of spirit and wine shops, which in the strict Wahabi country would not be, for a moment, tolerated.
"Southern Arabia"
Theodore Bent Mabel Bent
Church decoration is an abomination to the Wahabi; therefore, in Bahrein the mosques are little better than barns with low minarets, for the very tall ones of other Mohammedan sects are forbidden.
"Southern Arabia"
Theodore Bent Mabel Bent
Our host, we soon learnt, rather to our dismay, was a most rigid ascetic-a Wahabi to the backbone.
"Southern Arabia"
Theodore Bent Mabel Bent

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