Definition of Filicide

1. Noun. A parent who murders his own son or daughter.

Generic synonyms: Parent



2. Noun. The murder of your own son or daughter.
Generic synonyms: Execution, Murder, Slaying

Definition of Filicide

1. n. The act of murdering a son or a daughter; also, parent who commits such a murder.

Definition of Filicide

1. Noun. A person who kills his or her own son, or more generally, child. ¹

2. Noun. The killing of one's own child. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Filicide

1. the killing of one's child [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Filicide

filiations
filibeg
filibegs
filibuster
filibusterable
filibustered
filibusterer
filibusterers
filibustering
filibusterism
filibusters
filical
filicane
filicic
filicidal
filicide (current term)
filicides
filiciform
filicoid
filicoids
filiety
filiferous
filiform
filiform bougie
filiform nucleus
filiform papillae
filiform polyposis
filiform pulse
filiform wart

Literary usage of Filicide

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1. The Letters of Junius.. by Junius (1770)
"To alienate even our own rights, would be a crime as much more enormous than filicide, as •a life of civil ..."

2. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...by James Boswell by James Boswell (1791)
"... by fome readers to recommend filicide, the words being, " To die is the fate of man; ... to favour filicide; we are requeued to print the whole ..."

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