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mercy killing

noun

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the act of ending the life of someone who is very sick or injured in order to prevent any further suffering
  • Some called her death a mercy killing.

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The first known use of mercy killing was in 1925

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“Mercy killing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mercy%20killing. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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