Homicidal vs Murtherous - What's the difference?

homicidal | murtherous |


As adjectives the difference between homicidal and murtherous

is that homicidal is of or pertaining to homicide, and particularly to one who commits such a crime as with a homicidal maniac while murtherous is (archaic) intending, or likely to commit murder; bloodthirsty or homicidal.

homicidal

English

Adjective

(head)
  • Of or pertaining to homicide, and particularly to one who commits such a crime as with a homicidal maniac .
  • murtherous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (archaic) Intending, or likely to commit murder; bloodthirsty or homicidal.
  • (archaic) Bloody; violent.
  • Synonyms

    * (Intending to commit murder) (l), (l), (l)