suicidal


sui·cid·al

adjective \ˌsü-ə-ˈsī-dəl\

: wanting to kill yourself : showing a desire to kill yourself

: extremely dangerous : likely to cause your death : likely to cause great harm to yourself

Full Definition of SUICIDAL

1
a :  dangerous especially to life
b :  destructive to one's own interests
2
:  relating to or of the nature of suicide
3
:  marked by an impulse to commit suicide
sui·cid·al·ly adverb

Examples of SUICIDAL

  1. psychiatrists working with suicidal patients
  2. He knows that supporting a tax increase would be politically suicidal.

First Known Use of SUICIDAL

1777

sui·cid·al

adjective \ˌsü-ə-ˈsīd-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SUICIDAL

1
: of, relating to, or tending to cause suicide <suicidal tendencies>
2
: marked by an impulse to commit suicide <suicidal patients>
sui·cid·al·ly \-əl-ē\ adverb

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