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stochastic terrorism

[stuh-kas-tik ter-uh-riz-uh m] /stəˈkæs tɪk ˈtɛr əˌrɪz əm/
noun
1.
the public demonization of a person or group resulting in the incitement of a violent act, which is statistically probable but whose specifics cannot be predicted:
The lone-wolf attack was apparently influenced by the rhetoric of stochastic terrorism.
Origin of stochastic terrorism
2010-2015
First recorded in 2010-15
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