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homicidal

Line breaks: homi|cidal
Pronunciation: /hɒmɪˈsʌɪd(ə)l
 
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Definition of homicidal in English:

adjective

Capable of or tending towards murder; murderous: he had homicidal tendencies
More example sentences
  • He is not a homicidal maniac, but a violent, evil man made even more so by his addiction to unnamed drugs.
  • If we keep telling this homicidal maniac what we're doing as police, he's going to be one step ahead.
  • I know without a doubt that if provoked my mother could become a homicidal maniac in defence of her animals.
Synonyms
mortal, deadly, lethal, death-dealing
dated cut-throat
archaic sanguinary, fell

Derivatives

homicidally

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • We have our doubts about a vaccine that causes humans to go homicidally psychotic.
  • On the run from homicidally vengeful Sheriff Rydell, whose brother they killed earlier, the ‘heroes’ convene at a roadside hotel.
  • ‘I don't know whether to kill you first and then her, her first or both of you together,’ she mused homicidally.

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