Suicidal Su"i*ci`dal, a. Partaking of, or of the nature of, the crime or suicide. -- {Su"i*ci`dal*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • suicidally — əlē, əli adverb Etymology: suicidal + ly : in a manner suggestive of, tending toward, or risking self destruction or the destruction of one s own interests : self destructively the attack was … dangerous, almost suicidally so Frank Yerby the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • suicidally — adv. Suicidally is used with these adjectives: ↑depressed …   Collocations dictionary

  • suicidally — suicide ► NOUN 1) the action of killing oneself intentionally. 2) a person who does this. 3) (before another noun ) referring to a military operation carried out by people who do not expect to survive it: a suicide bomber. 4) a course of action… …   English terms dictionary

  • suicidally — adverb see suicidal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • suicidally — See suicidal. * * * …   Universalium

  • suicidally — adverb In a suicidal fashion …   Wiktionary

  • suicidally — adv. by means of suicide, in a manner involving or suggestive of suicide; in a destructive manner, in a dangerous manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • suicidally — su·i·ci·dal·ly …   English syllables

  • suicidal — suicidally, adv. /sooh euh suyd l/, adj. 1. pertaining to, involving, or suggesting suicide. 2. tending or leading to suicide. 3. foolishly or rashly dangerous: He drives at a suicidal speed. [1770 80; SUICIDE + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • suicidal — adjective Date: 1777 1. a. dangerous especially to life b. destructive to one s own interests 2. relating to or of the nature of suicide 3. marked by an impulse to commit suicide • suicidally adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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