Fratricide in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Fratricide

the act of one sibling taking another sibling's life

Examples of Fratricide in a sentence

The prince engaged in fratricide so he could eliminate his brothers and ascend to the throne.  🔊

When Charles killed his sister in a jealous rage, he committed an act of fratricide.  🔊

Jim’s greed led him to consider fratricide because he didn’t want to share his parents’ estate with his siblings.  🔊

In your review of biblical history, did you note Cain murdering his brother as an example of fratricide?  🔊

After the fratricide, Peter and Margaret had to deal with the fact their oldest child murdered their youngest child.  🔊

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