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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Considering or desiring to commit suicide.
  • adjective Relating to suicide.
  • adjective Dangerous to oneself or to one's interests; self-destructive or ruinous.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to suicide.
  • adjective of a person Likely to commit, or to attempt to commit, suicide.
  • adjective informal Extremely reckless.
  • noun someone suicidal, someone likely to kill themselves

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

  • adjective dangerous to yourself or your interests

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