Liberticide
Liberticide Lib"er*ti*cide (l[i^]b"[~e]r*t[i^]*s[imac]d), n. [L. libertas liberty + caedere to kill: cf. (for sense 2) F. liberticide.] 1. The destruction of civil liberty. [1913 Webster]

2. A destroyer of civil liberty. --B. F. Wade. [1913 Webster]


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  • liberticide — [ libɛrtisid ] adj. • 1791; de liberté et cide ♦ Littér. Qui détruit la liberté, les libertés. « amener le révolté aux formes les plus liberticides de l action » (Camus). Subst. Un, une liberticide. ● liberticide adjectif Littéraire. Qui détruit… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • liberticide — index oppression Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • liberticide — (n.) 1793, from LIBERTY (Cf. liberty) + CIDE (Cf. cide) …   Etymology dictionary

  • liberticide — [li bʉrt′ə sīd΄] n. [Fr: see LIBERTY & CIDE] a destroyer of liberty adj. destroying liberty …   English World dictionary

  • liberticide — 1. adjective Causing the destruction of liberty; oppressive, liberticidal by aſſembling at her houſe, in ſecret council, the principal chiefs of that conſpiracy, and by keeping up a correſpondence tending to facilitate their liberticide deſigns.… …   Wiktionary

  • liberticide — (li bèr ti si d ) adj. Néologisme. Qui attente aux libertés publiques. Ordonnance liberticide. •   Projets liberticides, BABOEUF Pièces, I, 95. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. libertas, liberté, et caedere, tuer …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • LIBERTICIDE — adj. des deux genres Qui tend à détruire sa liberté …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • liberticide — liberticidal, adj. /li berr teuh suyd /, n. 1. destruction of liberty. 2. a person who destroys liberty. [1785 95; LIBERTY + CIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • liberticide — destruction of liberty Killing and Killers …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • liberticide — li·ber·ti·cide …   English syllables

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