Associations to the word «Terrorism»

Wiktionary

TERRORISM, noun. The deliberate commission of an act of violence to create an emotional response through the suffering of the victims in the furtherance of a political or social agenda.
TERRORISM, noun. Violence against civilians to achieve military or political objectives.
TERRORISM, noun. A form of psychological manipulation through warfare to the purpose of political or religious gains, by means of deliberately creating a climate of fear amongst the inhabitants of a specific geographical region.

Dictionary definition

TERRORISM, noun. The calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear.

Wise words

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
Yiddish Proverb