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"November, the suicide season." [Samuel Foote, "The Bankrupt," 1773]In England, suicides were legally criminal if sane, but not if judged to have been mentally deranged. The criminal ones were given degrading burial in roadways until 1823. Suicidal is from 1777. Suicide blonde first attested 1942. Baseball suicide squeeze is attested from 1955.
suicide su·i·cide (sōō'ĭ-sīd')
The act or an instance of intentionally killing oneself.
One who commits suicide.