noun. ['ˈdʒɛnəˌsaɪd'] systematic killing of a racial or cultural group.
- putting to death
- race murder
- switch on
Words that Rhyme with Genocide
Example sentences of the word genocide
The extreme manifestation of intolerance is genocide.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Murder, treason and genocide are examples of capital felonies in Texas.
Quotes containing the word genocide
1. Given the scale of trauma caused by the genocide, Rwanda has indicated that however thin the hope of a community can be, a hero always emerges. Although no one can dare claim that it is now a perfect state, and that no more work is needed, Rwanda has risen from the ashes as a model or truth and reconciliation.
- Wole Soyinka
2. Rwanda can be a paradise again, but it will take the love of the entire world to heal my homeland. And that's as it should be, for what happened in Rwanda happened to us all - humanity was wounded by the genocide.
- Immaculee Ilibagiza
3. But with dogs, we do have "bad dog."Bad dog exists. "Bad dog! Bad dog! Stole a biscuit, bad dog!"The dog is saying, "Who are you to judge me? You human beings who’ve had genocide, war against people of different creeds, colors, religions, and I stole a biscuit?! Is that a crime? People of the world!""Well, if you put it that way, I think you’ve got a point. Have another biscuit, sorry.
- Eddie Izzard, Glorious