Definitions

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  • n. A suicide caused as the result of depression from bullying, especially children.

Etymologies

Blend of bully and suicide (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • These "bullycide" stories reflect that "we let ourselves get jaded and bored, and meanness crept in to take the place of passion and interest."

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • The family of a Murray County High "bullycide" victim files a wrongful death suit against the school system.

    WDEF News 12 -

  • Cyber-bullycide - when cyber bullying results in suicide; bash boards - where you can say nasty things online.

    CNN Transcript Nov 25, 2008

  • "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

  • After her son committed bullycide, Brenda High launched JaredStory. com and Bully Police

    ParentDish

  • This type of behavior can have lifelong repercussions on a person's self-esteem and has been known to lead in extreme cases to bullycide, the term used for suicides committed in the wake of bullying.

    Freep.com - RSS

  • It's a subject that has recently made the MSM with the bullycide of Carl Walker-Hoover.

    -Towleroad News- [#gay]

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