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Meaning of "patricide" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PATRICIDE

patricide  [ˈpætrɪˌsaɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PATRICIDE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Patricide is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PATRICIDE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

patricide

Patricide

Note: Varies by jurisdiction ▪ Assassination ▪ Child murder ▪ Consensual homicide ▪ Contract killing ▪ Crime of passion ▪ Depraved-heart murder ▪ Double murder ▪ Execution-style killing ▪ Felony murder rule ▪ Feticide ▪ Honor killing ▪ Human sacrifice ▪ Child ▪ Lust murder ▪ Lynching ▪ Mass murder ▪ Misdemeanor murder ▪ Murder–suicide ▪ Proxy murder ▪ Pseudocommando ▪ Lonely hearts killer ▪ Serial killer ▪ Spree killer ▪ Internet homicide Manslaughter ▪ In English law ▪ Negligent homicide ▪ Vehicular homicide Non-criminal homicide Note: Varies by jurisdiction ▪ Euthanasia ▪ Assisted suicide ▪ Capital punishment ▪ Feticide ▪ Human sacrifice ▪ Justifiable homicide ▪ War By victim or victims ▪ Suicide Family ▪ Familicide ▪ Avunculicide ▪ Prolicide ▪ Filicide ▪ Infanticide ▪ Neonaticide ▪ Fratricide ▪ Mariticide ▪ Sororicide ▪ Uxoricide ▪...

Definition of patricide in the English dictionary

The definition of patricide in the dictionary is the act of killing one's father. Other definition of patricide is a person who kills his father.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PATRICIDE


acaricide
əˈkærɪˌsaɪd
bactericide
bækˈtɪərɪˌsaɪd
countryside
ˈkʌntrɪˌsaɪd
fratricide
ˈfrætrɪˌsaɪd
herbicide
ˈhɜːbɪˌsaɪd
homicide
ˈhɒmɪˌsaɪd
infanticide
ɪnˈfæntɪˌsaɪd
insecticide
ɪnˈsɛktɪˌsaɪd
matricide
ˈmætrɪˌsaɪd
Merseyside
ˈmɜːzɪˌsaɪd
parricide
ˈpærɪˌsaɪd
pesticide
ˈpɛstɪˌsaɪd
silicide
ˈsɪlɪˌsaɪd
sororicide
səˈrɒrɪˌsaɪd
Speyside
ˈspeɪˌsaɪd
sporicide
ˈspɔːrɪˌsaɪd
suicide
ˈsuːɪˌsaɪd
uxoricide
ʌkˈsɔːrɪˌsaɪd
viricide
ˈvaɪrɪˌsaɪd
wayside
ˈweɪˌsaɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PATRICIDE

patriarchate
patriarchies
patriarchism
patriarchy
patriate
patriation
patrician
patricianly
patriciate
patricidal
Patrick
patriclinous
patrico
patrifocal
patrifocality
patrilineage
patrilineal
patrilineally
patrilinear
patrilinearly

WORDS THAT END LIKE PATRICIDE

algicide
assisted suicide
biopesticide
culpable homicide
decide
deicide
feticide
filicide
foeticide
fungicide
germicide
justifiable homicide
larvicide
liberticide
miticide
negligent homicide
nematicide
raticide
rodenticide
spermicide
tyrannicide

Synonyms and antonyms of patricide in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «patricide» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PATRICIDE

Find out the translation of patricide to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of patricide from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «patricide» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

弑父
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

parricidio
570 millions of speakers

English

patricide
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पिता का वध
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قاتل أبيه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

отцеубийство
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

parricídio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্বীয় পিতৃহন্তা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

patricide
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Patricide
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vatermord
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

父殺し
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

부친 살해
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Patricide
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người giết cha mẹ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தந்தைக்கொலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Patricide
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

baba katili
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

parricidio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ojcobójstwo
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

батьковбивство
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

paricid
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πατροκτονία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vader moord
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fader
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

patricide
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of patricide

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PATRICIDE»

The term «patricide» is regularly used and occupies the 84.048 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PATRICIDE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about patricide

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PATRICIDE»

Discover the use of patricide in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to patricide and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Patricide: A Novella
Astute, insightful, and mordantly hilarious, Patricide is Joyce Carol Oates at her best.
Joyce Carol Oates, 2012
2
Patricide
El Paso Police Detective Devon Grey is investigating the murder of a man who was sexually abusing his own daughter, and "the deeper the investigation gets, the more uncomfortable Grey gets."--Cover.
Elizabeth Fackler, 2000
3
The Description Logic Handbook: Theory, Implementation, and ...
Theory, Implementation, and Applications Franz Baader. hasChildl JOCASTA. OEDIPUS) hasChild(JOCASTA. POLYNEIKES) hasChild(OEDIPUS. POLYNEIKES) hasChild(POLYNEIKES. THERSANDROS) Patricide(OEDIPUS) ...
Franz Baader, 2003
4
Elder Abuse: Conflict in the Family
The lack of patricide in the Bible becomes even more interesting when examined in the light of attitudes toward parents that are advocated in the Bible. Two explanations of this surprising omission seem plausible. First, by the time the Bible ...
Karl A. Pillemer, Rosalie S. Wolf, 1986
5
Shakespeare & the Denial of Death
Patricide in Macbeth In Totem and Taboo Freud argued that the archetypical father is more formidable dead than alive. The hypothetical primal horde, he conjectured, was dominated by a father whose sexual monopoly drove his sons to kill ...
James L. Calderwood, 1987
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Oedipus Unbound: Selected Writings on Rivalry and Desire
It must be noted, however, that if the myth succeeds in maintaining right up to the end the positive and permanent nature of the goods in dispute, namely Thebes and Jocasta, it is only thanks to the patricide. Now, the patricide seems to ...
René Girard, Mark Rogin Anspach, 2004
7
Ancient Rome in So Many Words
A LEATHER BAG IN WHICH THOSE WHO KILLED THEIR FATHERS WERE TIED UP AND HURLED INTO THE SEA According to ancestral custom the punishment for patricide is as follows: the culprit is whipped with switches, then sewn into ...
Christopher Francese, 2007
8
Understanding Parricide: When Sons and Daughters Kill Parents
Table 5-5 Adult patricide offenders [age 18 and over]* Author(s) Year ofPublication Country of Study Number of Subjects, Sample Design/Methods/ Data Sources Ofiender Gender Male Roughhead 1930 Scotland Legal analysis/ case study: ...
Kathleen M. Heide, 2013
9
A History of Anthropological Theory
Eventually, resentment built up to the point where the sons got together and killed their father in the primal patricide, an act of profound consequence. Patricide was a libidinous act that the larger social group recognized as too disruptive to be ...
Paul A. Erickson, Liam Donat Murphy, 2008
10
Homicide: A Bibliography, Second Edition
Victims in Parricide (Patricide) Myers, W.C., et al. (1990) Terasoff and threats of patricide by a nine-year-old boy (letter). American Journal of Psychiatry, 147(4), 535. (Patricide) Singhal, S., & Dutta, A. (1990) Who commits patricide?
Bal K. Jerath, Rajinder Jerath, 1993

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PATRICIDE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term patricide is used in the context of the following news items.
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19 Heartbreaking 'Game of Thrones' Moments That Will Make You …
It's the kind of show that doesn't shy away from patricide on Father's Day, or burning adorable little princesses at the stake — and the latest season has been ... «Bustle, Jul 15»
2
Information about Bever family remains scant after tragic stabbing …
Paul Mones, an Oregon-based attorney who has worked on patricide cases around the U.S., told the Tulsa World on Friday that between 1 ... «Tulsa World, Jul 15»
3
Trois Mousquetaires, Don Quixote share a lighthearted transition …
... about patricide, religious doubt and the agonies of the Russian soul, was perhaps his darkest creation. The Flying Karamazov Brothers are a ... «Montreal Gazette, Jul 15»
4
Youth held on charge of patricide
The Kilikolloor police on Monday arrested Sujith, 26, on charges of patricide. His father, Suresh Babu, was brought to the district hospital by his ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
5
Glimpse of History: High collars and bowler hats in Clinton
They also sport Windsor ties, almost invariably made of silk; the winged collar was colloquially referred to as a "patricide" collar. In "Mass ... «NJ.com, Jul 15»
6
Man cleared of patricide charges
A local court has suspended the jail term of a 19-year-old man indicted on charges of beating his father to death, saying it was not clear ... «Korea Times, Jul 15»
7
Pick up a new language, learn to code or develop a financial plan
Russia in the 1870s sets the background for this tale of patricide and family rivalry. Part murder mystery, part courtroom thriller, and part social commentary, “The ... «TIME, Jul 15»
8
When a parent is killed: family tragedy is often a mark of our broader …
Parricide offences in Australia typically involve adult sons killing fathers (patricide), although sons killing their mother (matricide) does occur. «The Conversation AU, Jul 15»
9
Critics of innovations at the Proms and in opera miss the point of music
Patricide, infanticide, suicide and violation are among the quintessences of ancient Greek drama. Much ink has been spilled recently on the ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
10
The List: Four of the strangest theatrical interruptions
Theatregoers at the 1907 opening night of JM Synge's tragicomic play about a son's patricide, The Playboy of the Western World, were so ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Patricide [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/patricide>. Apr 2020 ».
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