bullycide

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Blend of bully and suicide

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bullycide (plural bullycides)

  1. A suicide caused as the result of depression from bullying, especially children.
    • 2003, Gail Pursell Elliott, School mobbing and emotional abuse
      Our research reveals that each year in the UK at least sixteen children commit bullycide...
    • 2007, Tamra B Orr, Sandra Giddens, Linda Bickerstaff, Suicide
      Jared's loss by bullycide on September 29, 1998, filled our lives with grief...

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