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mercy killing

noun

Simple Definition of mercy killing

  • : 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.



1935

First Known Use of mercy killing

1935

Rhymes with mercy killing


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

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