Definition of Terrorisation

1. Noun. The act of inspiring with fear.

Exact synonyms: Frightening, Terrorization
Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Generic synonyms: Bullying, Intimidation
Derivative terms: Frighten, Terrorise, Terrorize



2. Noun. An act of terrorism.
Exact synonyms: Terrorization
Generic synonyms: Evildoing, Transgression
Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Derivative terms: Terrorise, Terrorize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Terrorisation

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terroirist
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terrorchid
terrorchids
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terrorisation (current term)
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terrorisms
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terrorist cell
terrorist fist jab
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Literary usage of Terrorisation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Passing of the Great Reform Bill by James Ramsay Montagu Butler (1914)
"... the Government's policy of stark repression was futile.1 terrorisation might prevent riots and the breaking of machinery, but it could never stop the ..."

2. The Story of Rome by Norwood Young (1901)
"... might give him a clue to the names of the witnesses who had adduced it, and thus enable him to prevent, by terrorisation, the truth from being stated. ..."

3. The Story of Rome by Norwood Young (1910)
"... might give him a clue to the names of the witnesses who had adduced it, and thus enable him to prevent, by terrorisation, the truth from being stated. ..."

4. The German Terror in Belgium: An Historical Record by Arnold Joseph Toynbee (1917)
"... to the Belgian outposts.f This horrible railway journey to Cologne was the last stroke in the campaign of terrorisation carried out against Louvain ..."

5. The German Terror in Belgium: An Historical Record by Arnold Joseph Toynbee (1917)
"... to the Belgian outposts.f This horrible railway journey to Cologne was the last stroke in the campaign of terrorisation carried out against Louvain ..."

6. The Canada Law Journal by Law Society of Upper Canada, William S. Hein & Company, Canadian Bar Association (1916)
"... that the burnings and destruction were frequent where no military necessity could be alleged, being indeed part of a system of general terrorisation. ..."

7. The Ways of War by Tom Kettle, Mary Sheehy Kettle (1917)
"And the Belgians were under no illusions as to the terrorisation of non- combatants which is an essential part of the Prussian art of war. ..."

8. The Rhineland by Walter Marsden (1973)
"Looking back at Hitler's systematic preparations—his calculated aggression, degrading propaganda, terrorisation of political opponents and plans to ..."

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