Definitions for murderousˈmɜr dər əs

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word murderous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. homicidal, murderous(adj)

    characteristic of or capable of or having a tendency toward killing another human being

    "a homicidal rage"; "murderous thugs"

Wiktionary

  1. murderous(Adjective)

    Intending, or likely to commit murder; bloodthirsty or homicidal.

    murderous behaviour

  2. murderous(Adjective)

    Very difficult.

    a murderous exam

Webster Dictionary

  1. Murderous(adj)

    of or pertaining to murder; characterized by, or causing, murder or bloodshed; having the purpose or quality of murder; bloody; sanguinary; as, the murderous king; murderous rapine; murderous intent; a murderous assault

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Barbara Ehrenreich:

    Natural selection, as it has operated in human history, favors not only the clever but the murderous.

  2. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    This wave of attacks and the murderous anti-Semitic assaults that are part of it is expected to go on.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    We must end their murderous reign and prevent them from not only continuing to wreak havoc, terror and violence in the area where they are operating, but export it.

  4. William Ruto:

    Two successful operations were carried out against the perpetrators of these murderous executions across the border. Our retaliatory action left in its trail more than 100 fatalities.

  5. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.:

    Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before He is full of murderous resentment of people who are ignorant without having come by their ignorance the hard way.


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