non·​fun·​da·​men·​tal·​ist (ˈ)nän-ˌfən-də-ˈmen-tə-list How to pronounce nonfundamentalist (audio)
: not of, adhering to, or marked by fundamentalism : not fundamentalist
nonfundamentalist beliefs
nonfundamentalist noun
plural nonfundamentalists
The moderation we see among nonfundamentalists is not some sign that faith itself has evolved. Sam Harris, The End of Faith, 2004

Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonfundamentalist was in 1925

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“Nonfundamentalist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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