1. Ususally implying that someone is a useless piece of crap.
2. Situation where there is no upside, therefore the only way out is to commit suicide and/or, be killed.
3. Suggests pain will not yield, and only escape is death.
1. Sera: Ryan is so inept and a waste of skin.
Tish: Yeah, he'd be better off dead.

2. Elisabeth is going to be trapped at the psycho ward, and she's sane. She feels like she'd be better off dead.
by Elisara January 28, 2008
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