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Self-annihilation   /sɛlf-ənˌaɪəlˈeɪʃən/   Listen

The act of killing yourself.  Synonyms: self-destruction, suicide.

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"Self-annihilation" Quotes from Famous Books

... had closed behind him he was under the old influence once more and felt his whole being melting in the damp warm air of the place, felt his flesh penetrated by a perfume, felt himself overborne by a voluptuous yearning for self-annihilation. Pious and habituated to ecstatic experiences in sumptuous chapels, he there re-encountered precisely the same mystical sensations as when he knelt under some painted window and gave way to the intoxication of organ music and incense. ...
— Nana, The Miller's Daughter, Captain Burle, Death of Olivier Becaille • Emile Zola

Words linked to "Self-annihilation" :   putting to death, felo-de-se, killing, assisted suicide, kill, hara-kiri, seppuku, harikari, suicide, suttee, harakiri, self-destruction

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