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su·i·cid·al

 (so͞o′ĭ-sīd′l)
adj.
1.
a. Considering or desiring to commit suicide.
b. Relating to suicide: a suicidal impulse.
2. Dangerous to oneself or to one's interests; self-destructive or ruinous: a suicidal refusal to apply for the job.

su′i·cid′al·ly adv.
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suicidal

(ˌsuːɪˈsaɪdəl; ˌsjuː-)
adj
1. (Psychology) involving, indicating, or tending towards suicide
2. (Psychology) liable to result in suicide: a suicidal attempt.
3. liable to destroy one's own interests or prospects; dangerously rash
ˌsuiˈcidally adv
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su•i•cid•al

(ˌsu əˈsaɪd l)

adj.
1. pertaining to, involving, or suggesting suicide.
2. tending or leading to suicide.
3. foolishly or rashly dangerous.
[1770–80]
su`i•cid′al•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.suicidal - dangerous to yourself or your interests; "suicidal impulses"; "a suicidal corporate takeover strategy"; "a kamikaze pilot"
dangerous, unsafe - involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm; "a dangerous criminal"; "a dangerous bridge"; "unemployment reached dangerous proportions"
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Translations
إنْتِحاريخَطِر جِدا
sebevražedný
livsfarlig
itsetuhoinentyhmänrohkea
suicidalan
öngyilkossággal felérőöngyilkosságra hajlamos
lífshættulegursjálfsmorîs-
samovražedný
çok tehlikeliintihar eğiliminde

suicidal

[ˌsʊɪˈsaɪdl] ADJ
1. (= depressed) [feeling, tendency] → suicida
suicidal prisonersprisioneros suicidas
to be suicidalestar al borde del suicidio
he has often felt suicidala menudo ha tenido ganas de suicidarse
2. (fig) such a policy is suicidaluna política semejante es suicida
an act of suicidal braveryun acto de valentía suicida
it would be suicidal to do thatsería suicida hacer eso
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

suicidal

[ˌsuːɪˈsaɪdəl] adjsuicidaire
to be suicidal → être suicidaire
to feel suicidal → avoir des envies de suicide
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

suicidal

adjselbstmörderisch; she was suicidalsie war selbstmordgefährdet; to have suicidal tendencieszum Selbstmord neigen; I feel suicidal this morningich möchte heute Morgen am liebsten sterben; it would be suicidal (for them) to do that (fig)es wäre glatter Selbstmord (für sie), das zu tun
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

suicidal

[ˌsʊɪˈsaɪdl] adjsuicida (fig) → fatale, disastroso/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

suicide

(ˈsuːisaid) noun
1. the/an act of killing oneself deliberately. She committed suicide; an increasing number of suicides.
2. a person who kills himself deliberately.
ˌsuiˈcidal adjective
1. inclined to suicide. She sometimes feels suicidal.
2. extremely dangerous, or likely to lead to death or disaster. He was driving at a suicidal speed.
ˌsuiˈcidally adverb
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suicidal

a. suicida, rel. al suicidio o con tendencia al mismo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

suicidal

adj suicida, con tendencias suicidas, que piensa en suicidarse
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References in classic literature ?
Their lives, too, might be sacrificed to my suicidal foolishness.
The little counting-house reserved for his own occupation, was a room of wood and glass at the end of a long low workshop, filled with benches, and vices, and tools, and straps, and wheels; which, when they were in gear with the steam-engine, went tearing round as though they had a suicidal mission to grind the business to dust and tear the factory to pieces.
He had taken one of the framed photographs from the chimney-piece, and was scanning it at suicidal length through the eye-holes in the hideous mask which he still wore.
It was wilful, gratuitous, suicidal; it made me catch at his sleeve in open horror and disgust; but, with a word of thanks, Mackenzie had returned to his window-sill, and we sauntered unwatched through the folding-doors into the adjoining room.
Consequently, he rose, in suicidal low spirits, as fit for the church as for a dance; and instead, he sat down by the fire and swallowed gin or brandy by tumblerfuls.
It's this unbearably dull, suicidal room--and old Boguey downstairs, I suppose." Mr.
To attempt to ride out such a storm upon the surface seemed suicidal, for the Coldwater was not designed for surface navigation except under fair weather conditions.
But in a great city such a plan grew to be suicidal. In New York, for instance, the price had to be raised to $240, which lifted the telephone as high above the mass of the citizens as though it were a piano or a diamond sunburst.
Postponing, therefore, for the present, my suicidal design, I just slipped my nether extremities into the sleeves of my coat, and betook myself to a pursuit of the felon with all the nimbleness which the case required and its circumstances would admit.
To have attempted to meet the full shock of a lion's charge would have been suicidal even for the giant Tarmangani.
There could have been no such Revolution, if all laws, forms, and ceremonies, had not first been so monstrously abused, that the suicidal vengeance of the Revolution was to scatter them all to the winds.
Why, it was scarcely less than suicidal to let a stranger come into his heart and maybe weaken his position.