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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Characterized by bloodshed and carnage for both sides; (of conflict) within a group or organization.

Usage examples (39)
  • internecine war
  • An internecine feud among proxy holders
  • The proper meaning of internecine is murderous, destructive.
  • When I saw you use the word internecine in reference to possible infighting at the Whitehouse, it reminded me of this Word History article. for more
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