felo-de-se felo-de-se

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who kills himself intentionally
  2. (n) an act of deliberate self destruction

Usage(s):

  1. If it were correct, he declared in the first great anti-Supreme Court blast, "then indeed is our Constitution a complete felo-de-se suicide.
  2. When the coroner's jury ruled felo-de-se (suicide), Judge Hale's estate was forfeited to the Crown.
  3. If such a power existed, declared Jefferson, "then indeed is our Constitution a complete felo-de-se suicide.
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/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /