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self-murder Syllabification: self-mur·der

Definition of self-murder in English:

noun

Suicide.
Example sentences
  • Suicidal Terror's only possible victory lies in the pointless self-murder of its last happy martyr.
  • In fact, the word ' suicide ' replaced ' self-murder ' only in the eighteenth century.
  • During the high Middle Ages, civil legislation against self-murder was enacted in the majority of Western European states.

Derivatives

self-murderer
noun
Example sentences
  • If necessary, the murderous self-murderer can even make do without such second-hand justifications altogether.
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