honour killing is a word that carries sentiments. But its Google synonym don’t. Like assassination – is a more of a war machine word.
butchery – is not right either.
Do we have a single word for honour killing?
There is a neologism mentioned in the media: honoricide.
Maclean’s outdid the rest of the media when it called the four murders “honoricide.” While the word “honoricide” literally means “killing of honour” but were getting at the idea of “killing for honour.” Writer Michael Friscolanti sat throughout the three-month trial and wrote a 22-page comprehensive article detailing the girls’ lives and even wrote about how one of the girls’ tombstones has the incorrect birthdate.