suicider

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

suicide +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

suicider (plural suiciders)

  1. (nonstandard) One who commits suicide.
  2. (medicine, social work) One who is planning to commit suicide.
    • 1995, Gavin Fairbairn, Contemplating suicide: the language and ethics of self-harm, page 172:
      Most often discussion would take place during the planning stages or while the suicider is making his preparations, that is, before suicidal steps have actually been taken. [...] A suicide intervener in real life (if he had the nerve) could have a similarly calm discussion with a suicider who had taken an overdose [...]

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From suicide +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

suicider

  1. (pronominal) to commit suicide, to kill oneself

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Compare French se suicider

Verb[edit]

suicider

  1. (reflexive, sé suicider) to commit suicide, take one's own life

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