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murderous

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adjective mur·der·ous \ˈmər-d(ə-)rəs\

Simple Definition of murderous

  • : very violent or deadly

  • : very angry

  • : very harsh or severe

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of murderous

  1. 1 a :  having the purpose or capability of murder b :  characterized by or causing murder or bloodshed

  2. 2 :  having the ability or power to overwhelm :  devastating <murderous heat>

murderously adverb
murderousness noun

Examples of murderous in a sentence

  1. I can't stand this murderous heat.

  2. The lead runner set a murderous pace.



1535

First Known Use of murderous

1535


MURDEROUS Defined for Kids

murderous

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adjective mur·der·ous \ˈmər-də-rəs\

Definition of murderous for Students

  1. 1 :  intending or capable of causing murder :  deadly <a murderous attack>

  2. 2 :  very hard to bear or withstand <murderous heat>





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