Definitions

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  • n. One who deliberately puts an end to his own existence, or loses his life while engaged in the commission of an unlawful or malicious act; a suicide.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who deliberately puts an end to his own existence, or loses his life while engaged in the commission of an unlawful or malicious act; a suicide.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who kills himself intentionally
  • n. an act of deliberate self destruction

Etymologies

Latin felo, English felon + de of, concerning + se self. (Wiktionary)

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