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What is the meaning of the word 'terrorist'

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    jobswitchposted 6 years ago

    when even the UN cannot agree on its definition?

    1. John Holden profile image61
      John Holdenposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      You are a terrorist, I am a freedom fighter.

    2. dutchman1951 profile image60
      dutchman1951posted 6 years ago in reply to this

      This is from Dictionary.com Of Course I am assuming some one at the UN can use a computer..!


      1. a person, usually a member of a group, who uses or advocates terrorism.
      2. a person who terrorizes or frightens others, by force, harm, death or any means possible

      Other uses:

      3. (formerly) a member of a political group in russia aiming at the demoralization of the government by terror.

      4. an agent or partisan of the revolutionary tribunal during the Reign of Terror in France.

  2. ethan.guber profile image55
    ethan.guberposted 6 years ago

    a person who employs terror or terrorism, esp as a political weapon smile

  3. recommend1 profile image65
    recommend1posted 6 years ago

    A terrorist is someone who commits unlawful acts of violence to intimidate, threaten and damage people of another country, culture or creed, like Vietnam, most of South America, Iraq, parts of Africa, etc.  And of course those who travel agianst this flow of violence to terrorise the countries where it originates, such as the US and the UK and all the other colonising powers.