What does terrorist mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. terrorist(noun)

    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. terrorist(Noun)

    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. terrorist(Noun)

    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. terrorist(Adjective)

    Of or relating to terrorism.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Terrorist(noun)

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce terrorist?

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How to say terrorist in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. The White House on Sunday:

    This wanton killing of innocents is just the most recent of the many vicious acts perpetrated by ISIL-affiliated terrorists against the people of the region, including the murders of dozens of Egyptian soldiers in the Sinai, which only further galvanizes the international community to unite against ISIL, this heinous act once again underscores the urgent need for a political resolution to the conflict in Libya, the continuation of which only benefits terrorist groups, including ISIL.

  2. Basma Kodmani:

    What we need is for Russia to restate that it is interested in a political process. We don't see that, this is where we expect the Americans to react more forcefully, because these are war crimes being committed at the very moment when Mr Kerry is in Moscow and is discussing a security arrangement and the targeting of terrorist groups, while Russia is fully engaged in this operation on Aleppo.

  3. Abdoulaye Diop:

    Time is not on our side. For us their hesitations are creating an opportunity for these terrorist groups to fill the void and whose objective is clear: derail the peace process.

  4. John Boehner:

    Imagine if, God forbid, another terrorist attack hits the United States.

  5. Anthony Sadler:

    I'm just a college student, it's my last year in college. I came to see my friends on my first trip in Europe and we stopped a terrorist, it's kind of crazy.

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