Definition of murderous in English:

murderous

Line breaks: mur¦der|ous
Pronunciation: /ˈməːd(ə)rəs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

murderously

adverb
More example sentences
  • I guess he must have had to work murderously hard at it during some stage in his life, but his gifts are so obvious and are worn so lightly and are so integrated with his persona that saying he is a ‘natural’ is a ridiculous understatement.
  • It was murderously cold outside, and if you felt the need to be around your fellow humans nothing beats the mall; you can be together without sharing anything except your location.
  • The murderously obscene verse that he occasionally turned on his rivals and enemies matched the aggression and violence of the time, but it also sprang from the same tormented and inspired source as his own helpless love.

murderousness

noun
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  • Their murderousness is neither greater nor less than that of the invaders with their napalm, machine-guns and high explosives.
  • Is that because you wouldn't play a character with his attributes - repressed rage, class envy, murderousness, homoeroticism, extraordinary sensitivity, aching beauty - ever again?
  • Our coarseness - our murderousness - as a nation and a culture should inform the way we think about who leads us.

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