Etymology
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homicidal (adj.)

1725, from homicide + -al (1), or from Late Latin homicidalis. Related: Homicidally. As an adjective, homicidious is from 1630s.

updated on August 08, 2015

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Definitions of homicidal from WordNet

homicidal (adj.)
characteristic of or capable of or having a tendency toward killing another human being;
a homicidal rage
Synonyms: murderous
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