matricide matricide


  1. (n) a person who murders their mother
  2. (n) the murder of your mother


  1. First suicide candidate was a convicted matricide, who indignantly refused President Pats's poison cup and was hanged.
  2. Perhaps we are meant to find Peola guilty of matricide.
  3. The circumstantial tale of a post-War German youth, on the dismal theme of incest and matricide; not pretty reading, but honestly written.


  • Brenna metaphorically discusses ‘Murdering the Mom’

    Share/BookmarkDon’t expect “Murdering the Mom,” Duff Brenna’s latest work, to be a criminal confession of matricide, although a browser at one of his book signings asked Brenna’s publisher if it was a death row confession. Quite the opposite. Nearly 15 years after his mother’s death, Brenna is writing his paean to her. The title derives [...]
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Idyllwild Town Crier


  1. "It's to do with matricide," Astbury said, "and how our culture destroys women, and how society still isn't working for the woman. We haven't been in a place where women have been in charge for thousands of years. That's one of the underlying...
    on Jun 1, 2009 By: Ian Astbury Source: Billboard

  2. Feb. 2, 2007 | At the end of "Psycho," the authoritative shrink played by Simon Oakland tells us, "Matricide is probably the most unbearable crime of all."
    on Feb 1, 2007 By: Simon Oakland Source: Salon

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