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the intentional taking of one’s own life.
destruction of one’s own interests or prospects:
Buying that house was financial suicide.
a person who intentionally takes his or her own life.
verb (used without object), suicided, suiciding.
to commit suicide.
verb (used with object), suicided, suiciding.
to kill (oneself).
the act or an instance of killing oneself intentionally
the self-inflicted ruin of one’s own prospects or interests: a merger would be financial suicide
a person who kills himself intentionally
(modifier) reckless; extremely dangerous: a suicide mission
(modifier) (of an action) undertaken or (of a person) undertaking an action in the knowledge that it will result in the death of the person performing it in order that maximum damage may be inflicted on an enemy: a suicide attack, suicide bomber

suicide su·i·cide (sōō’ĭ-sīd’)

The act or an instance of intentionally killing oneself.

One who commits suicide.


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