terrorisation


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Noun1.terrorisation - the act of inspiring with fearterrorisation - the act of inspiring with fear  
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - 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
bullying, intimidation - the act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something
2.terrorisation - an act of terrorism
evildoing, transgression - the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle; "the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - 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
Translations
إرْهاب، بَثُّ الرُّعْب
ógnun, òaî aî skelfa

terror

(ˈterə) noun
1. very great fear. She screamed with/in terror; She has a terror of spiders.
2. something which makes one very afraid. The terrors of war.
3. a troublesome person, especially a child. That child is a real terror!
ˈterrorism noun
the actions or methods of terrorists. international terrorism.
ˈterrorist noun
a person who tries to frighten people or governments into doing what he/she wants by using or threatening violence. The plane was hijacked by terrorists; (also adjective) terrorist activities.
ˈterrorize, ˈterrorise verb
to make very frightened by using or threatening violence. A lion escaped from the zoo and terrorized the whole town.
ˌterroriˈzation, ˌterroriˈsation noun
ˈterror-stricken adjective
feeling very great fear. The children were terror-stricken.
References in periodicals archive ?
According to Miry, in Egypt, there is no intimidation, terrorisation, lies, or propaganda in the name of religion or corruption.
Ever since Hindutva's inception and introduction in India - a clear leaning can be observed in the Indian society that is perhaps driven by fear, intimidation and terrorisation.
This achievement makes Stalin's terrorisation of his own party and government during the mid-1930s _ the subject of Kotkin's middle section - a challenge to explain.
That said, the civilian cost of the US-led War on Terror - by far the greatest and most systematic terrorisation of civilians - has been mostly ignored by the mainstream media and the politicians in the West.
No country in the world tolerates the terrorisation of its people and subversion of its security and stability," he said.
Comedy can swiftly turn to a form of terrorisation.