[ stuh-kas-tik ter-uh-riz-uhm ]
/ stəˈkæs tɪk ˈtɛr əˌrɪz əm /
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.
CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THESE WORDS FROM "LITTLE WOMEN"
"Little Women" may be a classic, but that doesn't mean we all know the meanings of the vocab words from the book. Can you define these words correctly and make Jo proud?
Question 1 of 10
Origin of stochastic terrorism
First recorded in 2010–15
Words nearby stochastic terrorism
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020