mass murder


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mass murderer

n.
1.
a. A person who kills several or numerous victims in a single incident.
b. A serial killer.
2. A person, especially a political or military leader, who is responsible for the deaths of many individuals.

mass murder n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mass murder - the savage and excessive killing of many peoplemass murder - the savage and excessive killing of many people
murder, slaying, execution - unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
bloodbath, bloodletting, bloodshed, battue - indiscriminate slaughter; "a bloodbath took place when the leaders of the plot surrendered"; "ten days after the bloodletting Hitler gave the action its name"; "the valley is no stranger to bloodshed and murder"; "a huge prison battue was ordered"
Translations
joukkomurha
fjöldamorð
大量虐殺
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