liberticide

adjective
li·ber·ti·cide | \lə̇ˈbərtəˌsīd\

Definition of liberticide 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: destroying or tending to destroy liberty

liberticide

noun
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plural -s

Definition of liberticide (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : the destruction of liberty

2 : a destroyer of liberty

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History and Etymology for liberticide

Adjective

French, from liberté liberty + -i- + -cide killing (from -cide, noun combining form)

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