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  1. hanged

    Hanging is killing a person by suspending them from the neck with a noose or ligature. Hanging has been a common method of capital punishment since the Middle Ages, and is the primary execution method in numerous countries and regions. The first known account of execution by hanging is in Homer's Odyssey. Hanging is also a method of suicide. The past and past participle of hang in this sense is hanged rather than hung.

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  1. Hanged

    of Hang

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  1. Hanged

    Hanged vs. Hung -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Hanged and Hung.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hanged in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hanged in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of hanged in a Sentence

  1. Proverb:

    The thief is sorry he is to be hanged, not that he is a thief. #ReasonbehindApology

  2. Proverb:

    If stupidity were a crime, half the human race would be hanged at every crossroads.

  3. Brigadier Thembinkosi Kinana:

    On Wednesday night, our members were alerted to this particular incident by a member of the community, who reported that four young men in their 20s have been burned alive in an open field in Lady Frere, the SAPS members responded to the call and immediately rushed to the crime scene where The SAPS members found the deceased lying bent on the ground. While the detectives were busy working and processing the crime scene, another report came through that two more bodies of young men were found hanged in a nearby forest in an administrative area known as Maqhashu.

  4. Usman Saifi:

    One day, when Usman Saifi had gone to the mosque, someone told Usman Saifi that Usman Saifi was the son of that Shabnam who is going to be hanged. This incident affected Usman Saifi a lot and Usman Saifi was in bed all day.

  5. Proverb:

    A person with a bad name is already half-hanged.

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