Definition of parasuicide in English:


Line breaks: para|sui¦cide
Pronunciation: /ˌparəˈsuːɪsʌɪd, -ˈsjuː-/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


[mass noun] Psychiatry
Apparent attempted suicide without the actual intention of killing oneself.

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