Definition for suicide

noun as in self-murder

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Example Sentences

The Samaritan guidelines are written around the assumption that suicide is a purely irrational act, an act spurred by illness.

The sad fact is that more than 41 percent of trans people admit making at least one suicide attempt in their lifetime.

But at 45, Branch died of a reported suicide, leaving behind family, friends and a legacy that goes beyond the beauty industry.

One is reported to have blown himself up, along with many victims, but detonating a suicide vest.

When I was in the closet in my twenties, I considered suicide almost every day.

But I cannot imagine myself committing suicide—talk about ugly words!

Amongst the prisoners were several provincial governors, one of whom attempted to commit suicide.

If you fight in your boots, we must all do the same, and for myself—well, I have not come here to commit suicide.

We had hardly lost sight of the slaver before one of our own crew had nearly committed suicide.

But that arch-fiend had been deserted by the majority of his followers, and he was babbling of suicide to his fellow Brahmins.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to suicide, such as: hara-kiri, mélange, self-destruction, self-immolation, null, and seppuku.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.