Definition of terrorist in English:

terrorist

Line breaks: ter¦ror|ist
Pronunciation: /ˈtɛrərɪst
 
/

noun

Derivatives

terroristic

Pronunciation: /-ˈrɪstɪk/
adjective
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  • Dostoyevsky's novel is a dark chronicle of the psychology that energized their terroristic brand of nihilism.
  • You have to remember in the last two-and-a-half years we've arrested probably over 700 people related to terroristic activity, suspected terrorists.
  • It was not difficult for the local population to differentiate between these constructive efforts and the often brutal, terroristic actions of insurgent forces.

terroristically

Pronunciation: /-ˈrɪstɪk(ə)li/
adverb
More example sentences
  • Combat against terroristically asymmetric foes is likely to be about as far removed from the ‘clean’ conditions of, say, war at sea or in the desert (where there are no civilians) as can be imagined.
  • However, my question is, if you were terroristically inclined, didn't they just give you a perfect idea for mall bomb placement?
  • ‘Wouldn't those clear plastic bags be the ideal place to hide a bomb in plain view, if one were terroristically inclined?’

Origin

late 18th century: from French terroriste, from Latin terror (see terror). The word was originally applied to supporters of the Jacobins in the French Revolution, who advocated repression and violence in pursuit of the principles of democracy and equality.

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