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theoterrorism

Definition of Theoterrorism

(noun) An act of terrorism with a religious motive.

Theoterrorism Pronunciation

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Syllabification: the·o·ter·ror·ism

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Usage Notes

  • Plural: theoterrorisms
  • Variant spelling: theo-terrorism
  • Also called religious terrorism.
  • A (noun) theoterrorist commits (adjective) theoterroristic acts (adverb) theoterroristically to create (nountheoterrorism terror.

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Cite the Definition of Theoterrorism

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “theoterrorism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved November 16, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/theoterrorism/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

theoterrorism. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/theoterrorism/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “theoterrorism.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed November 16, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/theoterrorism/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“theoterrorism.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 16 Nov. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/theoterrorism/>.