Definition of theoterrorism in English:

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theoterrorism

Pronunciation: /ˌTHēōˈterərizəm/

noun

Terrorism that has a religious motive or purpose: realistic worry about theoterrorism has caused a decline in tourism
More example sentences
  • Yet religious terrorism, or theoterrorism, presents an even more terrifying threat.

Origin

From theo- 'relating to God' + terrorism.

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Syllabification: the·o·ter·ror·ism

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