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Definition of "homicidal" []

  • Of or relating to homicide. (adjective)
  • Capable of or conducive to homicide: a homicidal rage. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "homicidal" in a sentence
  • "There are some classic warning signs, such as what we call the homicidal triad: persistent late bed-wetting, starting fires, and cruelty to animals or other children."
  • "My philosophy is simple: I don't care what you call homicidal maniacs, as long as you kill them."
  • "The non-intellectual wing of the Christian Right Community has committed a sacrilege and blasphemy, (to say nothing of the secular crime of high treason), because they have accepted the fiction of a cynical team of writers, who depict the god they describe as a homicidal, Demonic, maniac, and touted these despicable properties as "holiness," and used that as an excuse to support and urge the slaughter of their chosen Muslim fantasy enemies."