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Meaning of ASSASSINATION

Pronunciation:  us`asun'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  murder of a public figure by surprise attack
  2. [n]  an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation
 

ASSASSINATION is a 13 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: character assassination
 
 See Also: calumny, defamation, execution, hatchet job, homicide, murder, obloquy, slaying, traducement

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\As*sas`si*na"tion\, n.
The act of assassinating; a killing by treacherous violence.

 

 

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