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  • "Bullycide: Death at Playtime: An Expose 'of Child Suicide Caused by Bullying," which identified a connection between bullying and suicide and coined the term "bullycide."

    ParentDish

  • Phoebe Prince: Victim of Bullycide -- or of a Deeper Problem?

    Politics Daily

  • A Monitor special report examines how a tragic twist on the old problem has pierced the American conscience: 'Bullycide,' suicide related to peer harassment.

    Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

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  • I was just heading here to say something about what that definition would make matricide, but I was too late! At least I was rewarded by finding a list of "familial killing terms" on Wikipedia.

    August 23, 2013

  • So I suppose "matricide" is killing yourself after watching the whole Matrix series a dozen times and still not being able to figure out what's real not.

    August 23, 2013

  • Morphologically doesn't add up to what it's supposed to mean.

    August 23, 2013

  • UPDATE: World English Dictionary
    bullycide (ˈbʊlɪˌsaɪd)
    — n
    the act or an instance of killing oneself intentionally as a result of bullying
    C21: from bully + (sui)cide

    I do not believe our children made a choice. I believe it was an impulsive, desperate act due to depression caused by peer abuse. I do not like the word "intentional" in the definition. It means it was a deliberate act.
    I find it offensive, really.

    August 23, 2013