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

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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. John Hannah:

    Instead of being the JV team, they turn out to be the most powerful terrorist group in history.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    Now, extreme views about women, we expect that from some of the terrorist groups, we expect that from people who don't want to live in the modern world, but it's a little hard to take from Republicans who want to be the president of the United States, yet they espouse out of date, out of touch policies. They are dead wrong for 21st century America. We are going forward, we are not going back.

  3. Alexander Bortnikov:

    According to an analysis by our specialists, a homemade bomb containing up to 1 kilogram of TNT detonated during the flight, causing the plane to break up in mid air, which explains why parts of the fuselage were spread over such a large distance, we can unequivocally say it was a terrorist act.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    It is possible that this was terrorist related, but we don't know. It's also possible that this was was workplace related.

  5. Chris Christie:

    I am convinced that was a terrorist attack, we need to come to grips with the idea that we are in the midst of the next world war.

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