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mercy killing

noun

: the killing of someone who is very sick or injured in order to prevent any further suffering

Full Definition of MERCY KILLING

Examples of MERCY KILLING

  1. Some called her death a mercy killing.

First Known Use of MERCY KILLING

1935

Rhymes with MERCY KILLING

mercy killing

noun mer·cy kill·ing \ˈmər-sē-ˌkil-iŋ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MERCY KILLING

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