Patricide in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Patricide

the action taken when an individual ends the life of his or her father

Examples of Patricide in a sentence

Peter was arrested for patricide after killing his father.  🔊

While matricide relates to an individual ending his mother’s life, patricide describes the act of a person slaying his father.  🔊

The crime of murdering one’s daddy is referred to as patricide.  🔊

When Anne was grounded for three months, she contemplated patricide and almost bought a gun to kill her father.  🔊

The ruthless prince threatened to commit patricide if his aging father did not remove himself from the throne.  🔊

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