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Princeton's WordNet

  1. terroristnoun

    a radical who employs terror as a political weapon; usually organizes with other terrorists in small cells; often uses religion as a cover for terrorist activities

Wiktionary

  1. terroristnoun

    A person, group, or organization that uses violent action, or the threat of violent action, to further political goals; frequently in an attempt to coerce either a more powerful opponent, (such as a citizen or group targeting a government), or conversely, a weaker opponent, (such as a government, or even an internal citizen or group, being targeted by a larger government).

    Etymology: French terroriste. See terror. First used by Edmund Burke

  2. terroristnoun

    An agent or partisan of the revolutionary tribunal during the Reign of Terror in France.

    Etymology: French terroriste. See terror. First used by Edmund Burke

  3. terroristadjective

    Of or relating to terrorism.

    Etymology: French terroriste. See terror. First used by Edmund Burke

Webster Dictionary

  1. Terroristnoun

    one who governs by terrorism or intimidation; specifically, an agent or partisan of the revolutionary tribunal during the Reign of Terror in France

Freebase

  1. Terrorist

    Terrorist is a real-time, two player strategy game developed by Steven Pederson of Edu-Ware Services in 1980 for the Apple II. One player plays the government authority, while the other plays a terrorist organization in three scenarios: the capture of a building and taking of hostages, air piracy, and nuclear blackmail. Players make their moves at the same time through the use of game paddles. Winner and loser is judged by an elaborate scoring system based upon the government player's societal values and the terrorist player's goals.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. terrorist

    An individual who commits an act or acts of violence or threatens violence in pursuit of political, religious, or ideological objectives. See also terrorism.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'terrorist' in Nouns Frequency: #2259

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of terrorist in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of terrorist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of terrorist in a Sentence

  1. President Obama:

    Because of the extraordinary service of the men and women in the American armed forces, Afghanistan has a chance to rebuild its own country, we are safer. It's not going to be a source of terrorist attacks again.

  2. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan:

    If our friends at NATO do not recognize as terrorist organizations those we consider terrorist organizations ... we will stand against any step that will be taken there.

  3. Asim Bajwa:

    Hit a terrorist compound in Shawal Valley killing (three) high profile terrorists.

  4. James Comey:

    At some point there’s going to be a terrorist diaspora out of Syria like we’ve never seen before, we saw the future of this threat in Brussels and Paris.

  5. New Zealand:

    We will ban all high-capacity magazines. We will ban all parts with the ability to convert semiautomatic, or any other type of firearm, into a military-style semi-automatic weapon, in short, every semi-automatic weapon used in the terrorist attack on Friday will be banned in this country.

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