terroristic

adjective ter·ror·is·tic \ ˌter-ər-ˈi-stik \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of terroristic

: involving or employing violent acts of terror : marked by terrorism
  • terroristic threats
  • accused of conspiring to carry out terroristic acts
  • resorting to terroristic tactics
  • terroristic organizations/regimes
  • He demonstrates how, in applying their openly terroristic concept of warfare, the officer corps, and not just the SS, promoted mentalities and practices that prepared the ground for the mass liquidations.
  • —V. R. Berghahn

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First Known Use of terroristic

1842


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