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Meaning of SUICIDE

Pronunciation:  'sooi`sId

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of killing yourself
  2. [n]  a person who kills himself intentionally
 

SUICIDE is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: felo-de-se, self-annihilation, self-destruction
 
 See Also: assisted suicide, felo-de-se, harakiri, hara-kiri, harikari, kill, killer, killing, putting to death, slayer, suttee

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Su"i*cide\, n. [L. sui of one's self (akin to suus
one's own) + caedere to slay, to kill. Cf. {So}, adv.,
{Homicide}.]
1. The act of taking one's own life voluntary and
   intentionally; self-murder; specifically (Law), the
   felonious killing of one's self; the deliberate and
   intentional destruction of one's own life by a person of
   years of discretion and of sound mind.

2. One guilty of self-murder; a felo-de-se.

3. Ruin of one's own interests. ``Intestine war, which may be
   justly called political suicide.'' --V. Knox.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you commit suicide indicates that conditions in your life is so frustrating that you are no longer willing to cope with a situation or relationship in the same way as you did in the past. Alternatively, you may be unable to overcome feelings of guilt and thus turning the aggression on yourself. On a more positive note, it may suggest that you are saying good-bye to one aspect of yourself or character that your have been carrying around. Seeing someone commit suicide in you dream, highlights your concerns for that person. Also consider what characteristics and qualities in that person you may be trying to "kill" and annihilate in your own self. Perhaps you hope that you are not like that person in some way and are making attempts to get rid of those traits within your own self.
 

 

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