genocidal etymology

English word genocidal comes from English -al, English genocide

Detailed word origin of genocidal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-al English (eng) (organic chemistry) Forms the names of aldehydes. Forming nouns, especially of verbal action.. Of or pertaining to. Adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
genocide English (eng) (by extension) The systematic suppression of ideas on the basis of cultural or ethnic origin; culturicide.. The systematic killing of substantial numbers of people on the basis of their ethnicity, religion, political beliefs, social status, or other particularities. To commit genocide (against); to eliminate (a group of people) completely.
genocidal English (eng) Causative of or relating to an act or policy of genocide.

Words with the same origin as genocidal

Descendants of -al
additional approval arrival betrayal chemical confidential critical cultural disposal emotional historical identical lex logical magical mechanical mental political practical professional proposal rehearsal serial survival traditional
Descendants of genocide
genocidist gynocide