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Meaning of "uxoricide" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD UXORICIDE

From Latin uxor wife + -cide.
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PRONUNCIATION OF UXORICIDE

uxoricide  [ʌkˈsɔːrɪˌsaɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UXORICIDE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Uxoricide 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 UXORICIDE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

uxoricide

Uxoricide

Uxoricide is murder of one's wife. It can refer to the act itself or the person who carries it out.

Definition of uxoricide in the English dictionary

The definition of uxoricide in the dictionary is the act of killing one's wife. Other definition of uxoricide is a man who kills his wife.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UXORICIDE


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
sororicide
səˈrɒrɪˌsaɪd
Speyside
ˈspeɪˌsaɪd
sporicide
ˈspɔːrɪˌsaɪd
suicide
ˈsuːɪˌsaɪd
viricide
ˈvaɪrɪˌsaɪd
wayside
ˈweɪˌsaɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UXORICIDE

uvula
uvulae
uvular
uvularly
uvulitis
UWB
UWIST
Uxbridge
Uxmal
uxorial
uxorially
uxoricidal
uxorilocal
uxorious
uxoriously
uxoriousness
uy
Uys
uz

WORDS THAT END LIKE UXORICIDE

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 uxoricide in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «uxoricide» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UXORICIDE

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

Translator English - Chinese

杀妻
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

uxoricidio
570 millions of speakers

English

uxoricide
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

uxoricide
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

uxoricide
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

uxoricide
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

uxoricide
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পত্নীহত্যা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

uxoricide
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Uxoricide
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

uxoricide
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

uxoricide
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

uxoricide
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Uxoricide
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

uxoricide
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மனைவியைக் கொல்பவன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Uxoricide
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uxoricide
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

uxoricidio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

uxoricide
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

uxoricide
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

uxoricide
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

uxoricide
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uxoricide
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

uxoricide
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

uxoricide
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of uxoricide

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UXORICIDE»

The term «uxoricide» is used very little and occupies the 153.932 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UXORICIDE» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UXORICIDE»

Discover the use of uxoricide in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to uxoricide and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Uxoricide
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Uxoricide (from Latin uxor meaning "wife") is murder of one's wife.
Jules Reene, 2012
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Von Moskau Nach St. Petersburg: Das Russische Reich Im 17. ...
But we cannot conclude from the missing of an explicit mentioning that uxoricide went without punishment.55 For uxoricide was not explicitly excluded from the death penalty, as was the case for murdering one's own legitimate children.56 We ...
Hans-Joachim Torke, 2000
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Criminal Profiling: An Introduction to Behavioral Evidence ...
In the aftermath of uxoricide, it is often noted that husbands did precisely what they threatened to do, and husbands often admit that their spouse's desertion was the cause of the deadly violence. Hence, there is rarely any question as to what ...
Brent E. Turvey, 2011
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Booked: The Last 150 Years Told through Mug Shots
Uxoricide. Chronic alcoholism.” This anonymous mug shot, held at the Rome Criminology Museum, provides no other clues. His prison jacket is ironed, neat. Presumably, his hands are in his pockets. This uxoricide wears his uniform as if it  ...
Giacomo Papi, 2011
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Cold Bullets and Hot Babes: Dark Crime Stories
The definitions came easily. But, like Mama said, something always comes up, and this time it was the word uxoricide. Never heard it. Thought I could spell it. Had no idea what it meant. “Uxoricide,” I said. “U-X-O-R-I-C-I-D-E.” So far so good.
Arlette Lees, 2012
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Sex Crimes: Perpetrators, Predators, Prostitutes, and Victims
In comparing uxoricide rates in several countries, including Australia and Canada, Margo Wilson and Martin Daly advanced that the risk of uxoricide increased after a separation.35 This notwithstanding, some research suggests that ...
Ronald B. Flowers, 2006
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Fatal Union: A Pluralistic Approach to the Spanish ...
4. Varieties. of. Uxoricide. in. the. Comedia. The comedias exhibit the same variety of wife murder that was seen in the antecedent texts: bad wives who deserve punishment, bad husbands whose actions merit opprobrium, good wives who are ...
Matthew D. Stroud, 1990
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Sexual Coercion in Primates and Humans: An Evolutionary ...
by noting that wife-killings are commonly deliberate rather than accidental, but as discussed above, the proposition that uxoricide is a maladaptive byproduct of motives whose evolved function is nonlethal coercion is not a proposition about ...
Martin N. Muller, Richard W. Wrangham, 2009
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Feminism and Evolutionary Biology: Boundaries, ...
15-19 20-24 25-23 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 Figure 18.2 Uxoricide rates by age of wife victims (left panel) and by age of their husband killers (right panel) for England and Wales (1977-1990) in the upper panel, for Canada (1974-1992) in the ...
Patricia Gowaty, 1997
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Violence in the Domestic Sphere
... patricide, killing of father by his son or daughter, sororicide, killing a woman by her brother or sister, fratricide, killing a man by his brother or sister, uxoricide, killing a man or woman by his or her spouse, filicide, killing of a child by the parent, ...
Ingrid Westendorp, M. W. Wolleswinkel, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UXORICIDE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term uxoricide is used in the context of the following news items.
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Cannes, il giorno di Garrone: "Se sei in competizione, non ti basta …
Ma oggi il Festival se lo prendono re e regine con il manto e la corona, orchi e mostri, vecchie spellate e principesse uxoricide, castelli e fortezze, magie e ... «La Repubblica, May 15»
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Tribeca Film Review: 'The Adderall Diaries'
... clashing subplots — on such insufficiently explored themes as parental abuse, uxoricide and masochism — obstructing an already opaque character study. «Variety, Apr 15»
3
'Cymbeline,' Baz Luhrmann's 'Romeo + Juliet,' and Why …
And yet, even with threats of rape, execution, uxoricide, Cymbeline resolves itself with a neat, happy ending: the lovers reunited, the haters dealt with accordingly ... «Flavorwire, Mar 15»
4
Old Oyster Creek Picnic Area cursed?
Maria Marshall, 42, a wife, mother of three sons and a pillar in Toms River society, was the victim of uxoricide on Sept. 7, 1984. The plot, which included a pair of ... «Asbury Park Press, Feb 15»
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Pub Quiz road test: The Ravensbourne Arms, Lewisham reviewed
to latin (see the question below on uxoricide) and plenty in between. TEST YOURSELF ... If you had committed uxoricide, who would you have killed? The forty ... «News Shopper, Feb 15»
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Damian Lewis on Wolf Hall: Going to school at Eton helped me play …
While the average viewer's knowledge of Henry may extend no further than a vague recollection of a yearning for a male progeny and a propensity for uxoricide, ... «Radio Times, Jan 15»
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Review: Gone Girl ***
There is also a bravado turn by Tyler Perry as a charismatic defence lawyer who specialises in getting husbands off charges of uxoricide and Neil Patrick Harris ... «RTE.ie, Oct 14»
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Gone Girl Review
Of course, Affleck has never been accused of something as grim as uxoricide by the press, but it is only when the cable news noose begins tightening that ... «Den of Geek!, Sep 14»
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Saunders: Brad Cooper plea may have been expedient, but it also …
You'd have thought that someone convicted of uxoricide would've expected that fundamental query, yet Cooper appeared flummoxed, staring at his attorney for ... «News & Observer, Sep 14»
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Deadly relationships: a psychological autopsy of partner killers
Uxoricide is an extreme form of domestic violence in which a man murders his current or former romantic partner and then often commits suicide. Typically, the ... «Cyprus Mail, Sep 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Uxoricide [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/uxoricide>. Feb 2020 ».
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