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  • n. a religious zealot

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One earnestly devoted or attached to a religion; a religious zealot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A religious bigot, partizan, or formalist; a sectarian: sometimes used in other than a condemnatory sense.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person addicted to religion or a religious zealot

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Examples

  • Looks to me like the religionist are the ones losing over the Freedom From Releigon's use of free speech!

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  • Any investigator putting together a different story is defined as a religionist and cast out of the fraternity.

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  • And when a professional religionist begins something by saying, "Once upon a time, there was a house …," there is every reason to assume - especially if the religionist is a Christian - that we are about to re-visit, whether we wish to or not, the parable of the two houses.

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  • Perhaps it is pertinent to remember that Mr. Carlyle, in fact, is a prophet with a faith, and he holds the opposition kind of religionist in

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  • I presume Wollaston is either exactly the kind of religionist Dawkins is addressing, or some kind of liberal who thinks religion os a good thing (even if he cant believe himself) and that somehoe religion should be given a "free pass" just as Dawkins says it shouldnt.

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  • A scientist who decides that he has arrived at absolutely conclusive answers has ceased being a scientist and has become a kind of religionist; not in the most usual form, perhaps, but a religionist in his mind-set.

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  • Nothing like a "religionist" straw man to bait, for thinkers who can't look at themselves

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  • To equate the two is intellectually dishonest, as science is not a completed set of conclusions and atheism is, with its mind as made up and self-righteous (at least in its militant proponents) as with any "religionist" extremism.

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  • You mean "religionist", since ANY race of human can end up putting his patooti up in the air five times a day, EVERY day, to avoid

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  • or are blinded by "religionist" bias thus, thanks to folks like Antonio or John Loftus for demonstrating the fallacy in the latter line of argument.

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