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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

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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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. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan:

    As we have seen from the terrorist attacks first in Istanbul and then in Iraq and Saudi Arabia, international security is becoming more fragile, the concept of a security threat is undergoing a serious change. In this process, NATO needs to be more active and has to update itself against the new security threats.

  2. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson:

    We do have to be concerned about the possibility that a terrorist organization may seek to exploit our refugee resettlement process, this is true of this country, that’s true of every other country that accepts refugees.

  3. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:

    Yesterday's attack was directly targeting Turkey and the perpetrator is the YPG and the divisive terrorist organization PKK. All necessary measures will be taken against them.

  4. George Osborne:

    We know they want reassurance that we are getting this right ... first of all we are a target from this terrorist organization ISIL (Islamic State).

  5. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson:

    This latest statement from al Shabaab reflects the new phase we've evolved to in the global terrorist threat, in that you have groups such as al Shabaab and ISIL publicly calling for independent actors in their homelands to carry out attacks.

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