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attempt suicide

Definition of attempt suicide

  1. :  to try to kill oneself



Word by Word Definitions

attemptplay
  1. :  to make an effort to do, accomplish, solve, or effect

    :  tempt

    :  to try to subdue or take by force :  attack

  1. :  the act or an instance of attempting

    :  an unsuccessful effort

    :  something resulting from or representing an attempt

suicideplay
  1. :  the act or an instance of taking one's own life voluntarily and intentionally especially by a person of years of discretion and of sound mind

    :  ruin of one's own interests

    :  apoptosis

  1. :  of or relating to suicide

    :  being or performing a deliberate act resulting in the voluntary death of the person who does it

  1. :  to commit suicide

    :  to put (oneself) to death


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