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Definition of Terrorism

Terrorism

  1. The act of terrorizing, or state of being terrorized; a mode of government by terror or intimidation.
  2. The practise of coercing governments to accede to political demands by committing violence on civilian targets; any similar use of violence to achieve goals.

Terrorism Quotations

There is no life to be found in violence. Every act of violence brings us closer to death. Whether it's the mundane violence we do to our bodies by overeating toxic food or drink or the extreme violence of child abuse, domestic warfare, life-threatening poverty, addiction, or state terrorism.
bell hooks

Human rights are not only violated by terrorism, repression or assassination, but also by unfair economic structures that creates huge inequalities.
Pope Francis

This was not an act of terrorism, but it was an act of war.
George W. Bush

Terrorism has once again shown it is prepared deliberately to stop at nothing in creating human victims. An end must be put to this. As never before, it is vital to unite forces of the entire world community against terror.
Vladimir Putin

Terrorism is a psychological warfare. Terrorists try to manipulate us and change our behavior by creating fear, uncertainty, and division in society.
Patrick J. Kennedy
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Terrorism Translations

terrorism in Dutch is terrorisme
terrorism in French is terrorisme
terrorism in German is Terrorismus
terrorism in Portuguese is terrorismo
terrorism in Spanish is terrorismo
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