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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).

  2. terroristnoun

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

  3. terroristadjective

    Of or relating to terrorism.

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

ChatGPT

  1. terrorist

    A terrorist is an individual or member of an organization that uses violence, threats, and other means of intimidation, often targeting civilians, to pursue political, ideological, religious, or social objectives. This often involves acts that are intended to create fear or psychological harm, disrupt societies or economies, and draw attention to certain causes. These unlawful activities are generally considered outside the bounds of warfare according to international law. The definition of a terrorist can vary depending on the context or viewpoint, and the term is often subjective and politically charged.

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

Wikidata

  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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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. President Tayyip Erdogan:

    Using sacred Islam's name, exploiting it, this terrorist group which spills Muslim blood has gone as far as attacking the town where the mosque and blessed remains of our Prophet are located, daesh is a dagger plunged into the chest of Muslims. Whoever gives support to this group, whether out of sectarian fanaticism or another motive, commits the same sin.

  2. Tom Daschle:

    As the representatives of the people we are here to declare that our resolve has not been weakened by these horrific and cowardly acts. referring to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon

  3. Interior Ministry:

    At the moment the cell was broken up, its members were fully radicalized and in a phase of total assimilation and commitment to the terrorist ideology -- demonstrating their full disposition to carry out an attack in Madrid.

  4. Ahmed Mohamed:

    Ahmed Mohamed gets treated as if Ahmed Mohamed was a terrorist in this situation. That's conduct that should be unacceptable to every single American in this country.

  5. William McCants:

    In English it became unfairly characterized as 'tweeting at terrorists,' but a lot of their better stuff was not in English and targeted at people who were not already terrorist sympathizers.

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