One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An advocate or supporter of fundamentalist Christian beliefs.‘radical Christianists’
- ‘He invites Christians to separate themselves from the Christianists.’
- ‘"Tolerance" to a Christianist means several things, most of which they oppose.’
- ‘They see in him the incarnation of the Christianist, which is a sort of swear word meaning "Christians who say things I dislike."’
- ‘Christianists, of course, are free to call themselves whatever they like.’
- ‘No Christianist would disagree with what she's written here.’
Relating to, advocating, or supporting fundamentalist Christian beliefs.‘Christianist voters’‘the Christianist point of view’
- ‘Look at the infiltration of science and health programs with Christianist propaganda.’
- ‘There is the wholesale, near-invisible adoption of at least some portions of a Christianist worldview by even the most mainstream media.’
- ‘We can confront them to a great extent on Christianist morality, or rather the lack of any.’
- ‘I had heard that the article gave succor to Christianist arguments against science.’
- ‘You will find there a succinct discussion of the reasoning behind the modern Christianist movement.’
1990s: from Christian + -ist.
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