Noun Aforethought Definition and Examples


Noun:

Aforethought

Definition:
1.

noun

The intention to kill or harm, which distinguishes murder from unlawful killing.
  1. 'It is a classic case of cold-blooded murder with malice aforethought.'
  2. 'Did he kill her with malice aforethought, willfully, deliberately?'
  3. 'Murder is unlawful homicide committed with malice aforethought.'
((n.) Premeditation.)



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