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1. murder

noun. ['ˈmɝːdɝ'] unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being.

Synonyms

  • bloodshed
  • lynching
  • regicide
  • carnage
  • parricide
  • liquidation
  • fratricide
  • uxoricide
  • elimination
  • massacre
  • tyrannicide
  • execution
  • slaying
  • filicide
  • dry-gulching
  • infanticide
  • mariticide
  • thuggee
  • mass murder
  • homicide
  • hit
  • assassination
  • gore
  • shoot-down
  • slaughter
  • contract killing

Antonyms

  • synthesis
  • child
  • fall back
  • bottom out

Etymology

  • murder (Middle English (1100-1500))

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  • werder
  • herder
  • girder
  • birder

2. murder

verb. ['ˈmɝːdɝ'] kill intentionally and with premeditation.

Synonyms

  • polish off
  • off
  • dispatch
  • remove
  • burke
  • hit
  • kill
  • slay
  • bump off

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • victory
  • exempt
  • unsoured

Etymology

  • murder (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. mass

noun. ['ˈmæs'] the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field.

Synonyms

  • critical mass
  • bulk
  • molecular weight
  • atomic mass
  • atomic weight
  • inertial mass
  • relativistic mass
  • relative atomic mass
  • relative molecular mass
  • mass deficiency
  • biomass
  • physical property
  • fundamental quantity
  • body
  • mass defect
  • rest mass
  • gravitational mass
  • mass energy

Antonyms

  • minimum
  • scarcity
  • empty
  • imperfect

Etymology

  • masse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mæsse (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. mass

noun. ['ˈmæs'] (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent.

Synonyms

  • haymow
  • great deal
  • slew
  • passel
  • muckle
  • mess
  • stack
  • mountain
  • flock
  • wad
  • large indefinite amount
  • plenty
  • large indefinite quantity
  • tidy sum
  • deluge
  • mint
  • quite a little
  • batch
  • deal
  • flood
  • pot
  • mickle
  • raft
  • good deal
  • spate
  • lot
  • peck
  • hatful
  • inundation
  • torrent
  • heap
  • pile

Antonyms

  • imperceptibility
  • visibility
  • inelasticity
  • artifact

Etymology

  • masse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mæsse (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. mass

noun. ['ˈmæs'] an ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or people).

Synonyms

  • accumulation
  • assemblage
  • logjam
  • shock
  • collection

Antonyms

  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success

Etymology

  • masse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mæsse (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. Mass

noun. (Roman Catholic Church and Protestant Churches) the celebration of the Eucharist.

Synonyms

  • religious ceremony
  • Requiem
  • Low Mass
  • religious ritual

Etymology

  • masse (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. mass

noun. ['ˈmæs'] a body of matter without definite shape.

Synonyms

  • mush
  • faecalith
  • stercolith
  • pulp
  • mat
  • body
  • coprolith
  • drift

Antonyms

  • perceptibility
  • unmalleability
  • elasticity
  • malleability

Etymology

  • masse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mæsse (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. mass

noun. ['ˈmæs'] the common people generally.

Synonyms

  • temporalty
  • the great unwashed
  • grouping
  • audience
  • followers
  • people
  • masses
  • following
  • laity
  • multitude
  • hoi polloi

Antonyms

  • unite
  • cheer
  • euphemism
  • minor

Etymology

  • masse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mæsse (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. mass

noun. ['ˈmæs'] the property of something that is great in magnitude.

Synonyms

  • bulk
  • dollar volume
  • volume
  • magnitude

Antonyms

  • disorganize
  • refrain
  • take
  • ebbtide

Etymology

  • masse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mæsse (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. mass

verb. ['ˈmæs'] join together into a mass or collect or form a mass.

Synonyms

  • press
  • crowd

Antonyms

  • breakableness
  • solidity
  • unbreakableness

Etymology

  • masse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mæsse (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word mass-murder


1. Noun Phrase
Many famous incidents of cruelty, torture, and serial and mass murder have been attributed to Satanist practices or values.

2. Noun Phrase
In most cases, the death penalty is reserved only for individuals who have committed heinous, violent crimes, like mass murderers.

3. Noun Phrase
If a mass murder occurred in the house, the neighbors probably know all about it, even if it happened before they actually lived nearby.

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