terrorism, act of terrorism, terrorist act(noun)
the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
The numerical value of act of terrorism in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of act of terrorism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Such act of terrorism is outrageous and impermissible, which causes me nothing but strong indignation.
An act of terrorism totally outside the bounds of international law and diplomatic tradition. ... a crisis that calls for firmness and restraint.
This was an act of terrorism designed to kill innocent people, here's what I want you to know. The threat from terrorism is real, but we will overcome it. We will destroy ISIL and any other organization that tries to harm us.
This appears to have been an act of politically motivated violence, so, at this stage, it appears to have been an act of terrorism, we must not vilify or blame the entire Muslim community for the actions of what is, in truth, a very, very small percentage of violent extremist individuals.
Even expressions that are offensive, that are distasteful, and intended to sow divisions in an otherwise tight-knit, diverse community like Phoenix, cannot be used as a justification to carry out an act of violence, and certainly can't be used as a justification to carry out an act of terrorism.
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