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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

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Examples of MERCY KILLING

  1. Some called her death a mercy killing.

First Known Use of MERCY KILLING

1935

Rhymes with MERCY KILLING

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mercy killing

noun mer·cy kill·ing \ˈmər-sē-ˌkil-iŋ\

Medical Definition of MERCY KILLING

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