Definition of matricidal in English:


Pronunciation /ˌmatrɪˈsʌɪdl/ /ˌmeɪtrɪˈsʌɪdl/


See matricide

  • ‘Nero could not have imagined that Seneca might show up on the outskirts of town arguing that his matricidal past would come back to haunt his new post-fire reconstruction agenda.’
  • ‘Plus, his matricidal ramblings are beyond the pale even for hip hop; gangsta rappers, like their celluloid counterparts, will consistently take hiatus from issuing colorful death threats to pay homage to dear old mom.’
  • ‘But the current younger generation, at least as it is on view here, doesn't have any of the patricidal or matricidal tendencies that young artists used to have.’
  • ‘They aren't, however, in a military vein and range in diversity from the carnage caused by a marauding horde of escaped circus animals to a matricidal five-year-old.’
  • ‘They have cataclysmic visions of what will happen to the world if Orestes escapes punishment, since there will be no justice to this matricidal murderer.’



/ˌmatrɪˈsʌɪdl/ /ˌmeɪtrɪˈsʌɪdl/