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Noun islamism has 3 senses
  1. Islamism - a fundamentalist Islamic revivalist movement generally characterized by moral conservatism and the literal interpretation of the Koran and the attempt to implement Islamic values in all aspects of life
    --1 is a kind of
    religious movement
  2. Islam, Islamism, Muslimism, Muhammadanism, Mohammedanism, Mohammadanism - the religion of Muslims collectively which governs their civilization and way of life; the predominant religion of northern Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan and Indonesia
    --2 is a kind of religion, faith
    --2 has members:
     Shiah, Shia, Shiah Islam, the Shiites; Sunni, the Sunnites; Muslim, Moslem, Mohammedan, Muhammedan, Muhammadan, Islamist
  3. Islam, Islamism, Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism - the monotheistic religion of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
    --3 is a kind of monotheism
    --3 has particulars:
     Salafism, Salafi movement; Shiism; Wahhabism, Wahabism
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