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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Causing, intending, or relating to suicide: a suicidal act; suicidal impulses.
  • adj. Dangerous to oneself or to one's interests; self-destructive or ruinous: a suicidal corporate takeover strategy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to suicide.
  • adj. Likely to commit, or to attempt to commit, suicide.
  • adj. Extremely reckless.
  • n. someone suicidal, someone likely to kill themselves

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Partaking of, or of the nature of, the crime or suicide.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Partaking or being of the nature of the crime of suicide; suggestive of suicide; leading to suicide: as, suicidal mania; hence, figuratively, destructive of one's aims or interests; self-destructive: as, a suicidal business policy.

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

  • adj. dangerous to yourself or your interests

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