Definition of Homicidal

1. Adjective. Characteristic of or capable of or having a tendency toward killing another human being. "Murderous thugs"

Exact synonyms: Murderous
Similar to: Bloody
Derivative terms: Homicide, Murder, Murderousness, Murderousness



Definition of Homicidal

1. a. Pertaining to homicide; tending to homicide; murderous.

Definition of Homicidal

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to homicide, and particularly to one who commits such a crime as with a ''homicidal maniac''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Homicidal

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Homicidal

1. Having a tendency toward homicide. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homicidal

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homicidal (current term)
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homigrade scale
homilete
homiletes

Literary usage of Homicidal

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1. The Medical Jurisprudence of Insanity by John Hutton Balfour Browne (1875)
"In many Cases homicidal Impulse would be restrained by Punishment.—Such being the fact, then, we proceed to state some of those cases which have been ..."

2. The Medical Jurisprudence of Insanity: With References to the Scotch and by John Hutton Balfour Browne (1880)
"In many Cases homicidal Impulse would be restrained by Punishment.—Such being the fact, then, we proceed to state some of those cases which have been ..."

3. The American Journal of Insanity by New York (State). State Lunatic Asylum (1847)
"JUDICIAL REPORT And Medico-Legal Remarks upon a case of homicidal Insanity. ... The existence of homicidal insanity is no longer at the present day a matter ..."

4. Responsibility in Mental Disease by Henry Maudsley (1898)
"Simple melancholic depression preceding intellectual derangement: homicidal or suicidal outbreak: case of Charles Lamb's sister—Melancholia with ..."

5. A Treatise on Insanity and Other Disorders Affecting the Mind by James Cowles Prichard (1835)
"The questions connected with homicidal insanity require all the ... V.— General Observations on homicidal Madness. homicidal madness is of two very ..."

6. The Journal of Mental Science by Royal Medico-psychological Association (1873)
"homicidal Impulse.—By FREDERICK NEEDHAM, MD St. And., Medical Superintendent of the York Lunatic Hospital. In reference to the remarkable statement recently ..."

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