To fake one's death; to make others believe one has commited suicide
When John commited pseudocide, he watched the reports on his own death the next day.
by Tyler McBride October 6, 2007
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An act of self-harm that is in no way intended to kill the harmee; the sort of attempt to express dissatisfaction with one's life that mental health professionals sometimes refer to as a 'cry for help', for example, Fall Out Boy lead singer Pete Wentz's overdose of the anti-depressant Atavan.
Elton John once committed pseudocide by sticking his head in a gas oven after putting out the pilot light.
by Amanda the Quirky One October 16, 2007
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a fake suicide (mostly used for photography purposes or some sort of spiritual/symbolic means.
person1: "Hey i heard that chick in your math class killed herself."

person2: "Nah, it was just a pseudocide. The pics are on Myspace."
by Powers27 June 4, 2007
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Someone who tries to fake a suicide for attention
"he is so pseudocidal, he didn't even load the gun before fake shooting himself in front of his parents"
by AustinLU March 27, 2009
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A term used when a person-usually teenaged-acts out in a somewhat lame suicidal manner to get attention.
Ben was pseudocidal when he swallow a whole bottle of Flinstone vitamins.
by schuyler_15 April 7, 2009
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Dramatic exaggerated harmless attempt at suicide, rarely successful, and not meant to actually result in death, but to garner attention.
That crayzee emo patient in room 14 said he wanted to kill himself, his plan was to overdose on 4 tylenol. He's "pseudocidal"
by Nurse Wretched February 6, 2012
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A person who constantly threatens to commit suicide to get attention while being too scared to actually do it
Ron has been a pseudocider for months. Each time a girl breaks up with him, he says he's going to end it all, but he never does.
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