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Definition of suicidal adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1people who are suicidal feel that they want to kill themselves On bad days I even felt suicidal. suicidal tendencies
  2. 2very dangerous and likely to lead to death; likely to cause very serious problems or disaster a suicidal leap into the swollen river It would be suicidal to risk going out in this weather. The new economic policies could prove suicidal for the party.
adverb suicidally depressed
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: suicidal