homicidal homicidal  /ˌhɑ mə ˈsaɪ dəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) characteristic of or capable of or having a tendency toward killing another human being

Usage(s):

  1. Since Germans are the perennial disturbers of the world's peace, says the book, they must be dealt with like any homicidal criminals.
  2. When O'Sullivan's oldest boy, Michael, witnesses a rub-out, old man Looney and his homicidal son Conner decide to kill the whole family.
  3. In interviews with Ted Bundy taped a quarter-century ago, journalists Stephen Michaud and Hugh Aynesworth captured the essence of homicidal narcissism.

News

  1. Capsule reviews of new movie releases

    "The Bling Ring" — Given that the film currently ruling the box office is about Americans encouraged by their government to indulge their homicidal urges one night a year — we're talking about "The Purge" — it's tempting to hail the clueless young burglars in "The Bling Ring" as veritable humanitarians. After all, they're not out to kill or even hurt anyone. All they want is your designer shoes ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Review: 'Bling Ring' is chilling _ and cold, too

    Everything's relative. And so, given that the film currently ruling the box office is about Americans encouraged by their own government to indulge their homicidal urges one night a year — we're talking about "The Purge" — it's tempting to hail the clueless young burglars in "The Bling Ring," by comparison, as veritable humanitarians.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Fish on Prozac Prove Anxious, Antisocial, Aggressive

    When fish swim in waters tainted with antidepressant drugs, they become anxious, anti-social and sometimes even homicidal. [More]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Scientific American

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Quotes

  1. In the article in question, which which was released by Rolling Stone magazine in 2003, Kilmer was quoted as saying that he lives in the "homicidal capital of the Southwest," and that 80 percent "of the people in my county are drunk."
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Val Kilmer Source: Thaindian.com

  2. "Alcohol as a drug disinhibits," Burroughs says. "So when you are addicted to a drug that disinhibits you and you're sociopath, that's a very dangerous combination. And I think that made my father homicidal throughout my childhood."
    on May 16, 2008 By: Augusten Burroughs Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Justice Minister Simon Power who introduced the Bill, said the existing provision is "fundamentally flawed...... it effectively provides a defence for lashing out in anger, not just any anger but violent, homicidal rage."
    on Aug 18, 2009 By: Simon Power Source: Gay NZ

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