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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assassinatedadjective

    murdered by surprise attack for political reasons

    "the 20th century has seen too many assassinated leaders"


  1. assassinated

    Assassination is the murder of a prominent or important person, such as a head of state, head of government, politician, world leader, member of a royal family or CEO. The murder of a celebrity, activist, or artist, though they may not have a direct role in matters of the state, may also sometimes be considered an assassination. An assassination may be prompted by political and military motives, or done for financial gain, to avenge a grievance, from a desire to acquire fame or notoriety, or because of a military, security, insurgent or secret police group's command to carry out the assassination. Acts of assassination have been performed since ancient times. A person who carries out an assassination is called an assassin or hitman.


  1. assassinated

    Assassinated refers to the act of killing or murdering someone, typically a prominent or important person, for political reasons or due to ideological differences. The act is often premeditated and carried out by a professional assassin or an organized group.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assassinated

    of Assassinate

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of assassinated in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of assassinated in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of assassinated in a Sentence

  1. Pramila Jayapal:

    President Trump recklessly assassinated Qasem Soleimani, president Trump had no evidence of an imminent threat or attack.

  2. Raj Peter Bhakta:

    It’s a sad tale that former friends are seeking to take the company from its founder and 50 percent owner and put it on the block. But I have known these guys for a long time, i was totally blindsided by their threat that if I didn’t sell I would be bankrupted in court and have my character assassinated in the public square.

  3. Malhaiko Senechal:

    When I heard the interpreter who was doing the interview with Radio Mega Mega, I immediately knew that I was in danger, in danger because these were men that came and assassinated Haitian President. If they can assassinate Haitian President and I am just a simple citizen -- well I was scared for my life.

  4. Lee Min-bok:

    The regime hates this film because it shows Kim Jong Un as a man, not a God, he cries and is afraid like us and then he's assassinated.

  5. Mayor Tom Barrett:

    Someone got angry, someone took a gun and basically assassinated this gentleman.

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    (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    A motile
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