- hom·i·cid·al·ly, adverb
- un·hom·i·cid·al, adjective
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How to use homicidal in a sentence
He would, much later, require extended hospitalizations because of suicidal and homicidal thoughts.Sperm Donation Is Largely Unregulated, But That Could Soon Change As Lawsuits Multiply | LGBTQ-Editor | January 19, 2022 | No Straight News
He himself preferred blondes, a propensity he shared with many non-homicidal peers.Contemplating sex and other consequences of modern feminism | Megan Marz | October 29, 2021 | Washington Post
The other side sees men with badges and warrants as reckless, invasive, even homicidal.Working for J. Edgar Hoover, I Saw His Worst Excesses and Best Intentions | Paul Letersky | July 22, 2021 | Time
Banks allegedly “made statements that he is homicidal and suicidal” at the scene.Baltimore Cop Stashed 15-Year-Old Stepson’s Body in Wall: Prosecutor | Allison Quinn | July 8, 2021 | The Daily Beast
It would almost be less disturbing if he was showing some kind of sign he was a homicidal maniac.
And, in a gratuitous show of homicidal prowess, Moses kills two assassins he meets while wandering in the desert of Sinai.
The problem starts in that instant of electric mistrust when the cop reaches for his gun, or employs a homicidal chokehold.
The slasher film series Friday the 13th is well known for its homicidal tendencies.How to Save Silent Movies: Inside New Jersey’s Cinema Paradiso | Rich Goldstein | October 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Even with Smiggles, I am not close to certain that Lanza was indeed a kind of homicidal pedophile.With Radio Call, Adam Lanza’s Disturbing ‘Smiggles’ Trail | Michael Daly | January 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I regard Lucrezia Borgia as a homicidal maniac, and Torquemada as a religious maniac.God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
Delusions of persecution are not unusual, and this sometimes leads to homicidal tendencies.Essays In Pastoral Medicine | Austin Malley
If so, we must look out for squalls, for a strong man with homicidal and religious mania at once might be dangerous.Dracula | Bram Stoker
Isabel Joy stopped for a second, gave him a glance far more homicidal than his own, and resumed her discourse.The Regent | E. Arnold Bennett
Given such a pretext, most crowds will display their homicidal tendencies quite openly.The Behavior of Crowds | Everett Dean Martin
British Dictionary definitions for homicidal
of, involving, or characterized by homicide
likely to commit homicide: a homicidal maniac
- homicidally, adverb
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