It is a religious and political movement that has a wide-ranging and extensive influence in the Islamic world since its emergence. Named after Mohammed bin Abdulvehab This nomenclature has found a wide area of use in religious circles outside the current, scientific and political fields. In addition to this, in many Islamic countries, Wahhabi is named after the international press and for some traditional and modernist religious groups due to some common views and attitudes although they are not directly related to Wahhabi, or for various groups and movements associated with political Islam, radicalism, religious extremism or terrorism in recent years. has become widespread in political circles. The use of this name for the Chechen independence movement and the anti-regime religious-political movements in Central Asian countries is one of the striking examples of this misnomer.
Source: Türk Dil Kurumu Sözlüğü , Türkiye Diyanet Vakfı İslam Ansiklopedisi Bernard LEWİS, İnanç ve İktidar (Ortadoğu’da Din ve Siyaset)