Synonyms
Etymology

1. manslaughter

noun. ['ˈmænˌslɔtɝ'] homicide without malice aforethought.

Synonyms

  • homicide

Etymology

  • manslaȝter (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word manslaughter


1. Noun, singular or mass
Murder and manslaughter also differ in terms of the possible sentences that can be handed down for each charge.

2. Adjective
Unlike the charge of murder, a manslaughter charge does not vary by degrees of the offense.

3. Adverb, comparative
If someone is killed, manslaughter or homicide charges can also be filed.

4. Adjective, comparative
In countries that follow the Scottish law, all these manslaughter crimes are categorized under culpable homicide.

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