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Meaning of "sororicide" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SORORICIDE

From Latin sorōricīda one who murders his sister, from soror sister + caedere to slay.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SORORICIDE

sororicide  [səˈrɒrɪˌsaɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SORORICIDE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sororicide 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 SORORICIDE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sororicide

Sororicide is the act of killing one's own sister. There are a number of examples of sororicide and fratricide in adolescents, even pre-adolescents, where sibling rivalry and resulting physical aggression can get out of hand and lead to the death of one of them, particularly when a potent weapon is available or one is significantly older than the other and misjudges his/her own strength.

Definition of sororicide in the English dictionary

The definition of sororicide in the dictionary is the act of killing one's own sister. Other definition of sororicide is a person who kills his or her sister.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SORORICIDE


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

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SORORICIDE

sorner
soroban
Sorocaba
soroche
Soroptimist
Soroptimist International
sororal
sororally
sororate
sororially
sororicidal
sororities
sorority
sororize
soroses
sorosis
sorption
sorptive
sorrel
sorrel tree

WORDS THAT END LIKE SORORICIDE

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 sororicide in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sororicide» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SORORICIDE

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

Translator English - Chinese

sororicide
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sororicide
570 millions of speakers

English

sororicide
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

sororicide
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

sororicide
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

sororicide
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sororicide
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভগিনী-হত্যা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sororicide
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sororisida
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schwestermord
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

sororicide
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

sororicide
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sororicide
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sororicide
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தன் சகோதரியைக் கொலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सोयरसैनिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kardeş katili
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sororicide
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sororicide
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

sororicide
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sororicide
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

sororicide
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sororicide
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sororicide
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sororicide
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sororicide

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SORORICIDE»

The term «sororicide» is used very little and occupies the 175.174 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SORORICIDE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «sororicide» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «sororicide» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SORORICIDE»

Discover the use of sororicide in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sororicide and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Sororicide: A Tale (1873)
Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III.
Catarina Martini, 2010
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Violence in the Home: Multidisciplinary Perspectives
Fratricide and Sororicide The most serious form of sibling abuse is fratricide and sororicide, or the killing of one's brother or sister. Unfortunately, one of the most devastating consequences of sibling conflict results in the loss of lives every year  ...
Karel Kurst-Swanger, Jacqueline L. Petcosky, 2003
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Descent Through Males: An Anthropological Investigation Into ...
7 Sororicide and Filiacide Homicide for family honor1 Murder of kin on the grounds of restoring family honor is frequent in Middle Eastern communities. There are, however, no estimates as to its frequency at different times and places, and ...
Gideon M. Kressel, 1992
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Reading Herodotus: A Guided Tour Through the Wild Boars, ...
Sororicide. (3.31—32). The two were sitting at table, when the sister took a lettuce , and stripping the leaves off, asked her brother “when he thought the lettuce looked the prettiest— when it had all its leaves on, or now that it was stripped?” (3 .
Debra Hamel, 2012
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The principal roots and derivatives of the Latin language ...
3 Odorous] also of odor, ris, odour, and fero, to bear, is compounded odoriferous; odour-bearing. * Soporific] of sopor, ris, deep sleep, and fero, to bear, to bring, is compounded soporific ; sleep-bearing or sleep-bringing. 5 Sororicide] of soror, ...
Whitmore Hall, 1858
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Issues in Family and Geriatric Psychology: 2013 Edition
University of Sauthern Florida, Tampa: Juvenile Involvement in Fratricide and Sororicide: An Empirical Analysis of 32 Years of U.S. Arrest Data By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Psychology & Psychiatry J ournal — Fresh data on Family ...
‎2013
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The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures ...
hospital, as Nanny is taken away by the authorities. Nursemaids. Children. Invalids. Aunts. Diplomats. Insanity. Sororicide. Murder. Motherhood. Heart disease. Children's homes Note: Opened in London in Nov 1965. NARAYAMA- BUSHI-KO ...
‎1997
8
Portraits of the Himalayas
On June 4, 2001, the deicide, regicide, patricide, matricide, fratricide, sororicide, homicide and now suicide died and ex-King Birendra's younger brother Gyanendra was declared the new King of Nepal. Long Live the King! The country  ...
John Lambert
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Ordinary Violence
G. Kressel, “Sororicide/Filiacide: Homicide for Family Honour,” Current Anthropology 22, no. 2 (1981): 141–58. 184. Ibid. 185. F. Hoskin, “Jordan: Killings of Women for Traditional 'Family Honor,' ” WINNews 25, no. 1 (1999): 51. 186. Kressel ...
Mary White Stewart, 2014
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Best Life
"Hard to Say I'm Sorry" This Chicago song popped up after the aforementioned attempted sororicide, as after every attempted sororicide. Well, it is hard for them to say they're sorry. At last, at the end of day 2, we have an obvious connection to  ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SORORICIDE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sororicide is used in the context of the following news items.
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Eistnaflug: The Past, Present And Future Of The World's Friendliest …
Current booker, Gísli Sigmundsson of Icelandic death metal pioneers Sororicide (currently playing with Beneath) tells us his approach through a crinkled Skype ... «Reykjavík Grapevine, Jul 15»
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Review: 'After the Tall Timber,' Renata Adler's Collected Nonfiction
There was additional shrapnel because, coming from a fellow New Yorker writer, this was the most brazen act of sororicide since Goneril poisoned Regan in ... «New York Times, Apr 15»
3
Strigaskór nr 42 – Armadillo
... w Europie death metalu, wypuszczając kilka lat później 3-częsciowy split z, cieszącymi się po dziś dzień kultowym statusem, Sororicide oraz In Memoriam. «DarkPlanet Music Portal, Mar 15»
4
A small boy killed Lucy Beale. EastEnders is back to its bonkers best
... a hoot labelling Bobby Beale a miniature Norman Bates and half-congratulating, half-mocking EastEnders for its descent into dark, Shakespearean sororicide. «Telegraph.co.uk, Feb 15»
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Teen Charged With Fatally Shooting Sister
Related Tags: Fatal Shooting, Hennah Nicole Rosa, Mille Lacs County, Sororicide, St. Cloud. ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A St. Cloud teenager is charged with ... «CBS Local, Nov 14»
6
To Solve This Riddle, Look To Your Family
I would like to officially state that io9 does not condone fratricide, sororicide, filicide, patricide, matricide, the killing of ones spouse/partner (whatever that's called) ... «io9, Nov 14»
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Carpentersville woman charged with murder in sister's stabbing
CARPENTERSVILLE – A 53-year-old Carpentersville woman is charged with three counts of murder in an apparent sororicide, police said. «Northwest Herald, Oct 14»
8
'True Blood' recap, 'Karma'
Amber tackles her within a few minutes, baring her fangs, ready to commit some long overdue sororicide. Unfortunately, just as she is about to bite, Amber's ... «Baltimore Sun, Jul 14»
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"The Purge 2: Anarchy": B-movie bludgeoning
Here's a partial tour of IMDB's plot keywords: "revenge," "hanged man," "body in a dumpster," "sororicide," "shot in the forehead," "person on fire," "kidnapping," ... «Arkansas Times, Jul 14»
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Moweaqua couple abuzz about bees
They explain that royal sororicide is just how your average bee colony sorts out the right of accession to the golden throne of honey. One queen among several ... «Herald & Review, Jun 14»

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