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1. The act or process of destroying oneself or itself.
1. the act or an instance of self-destructing
1. the destruction or ruination of oneself or one's life.
|Noun||1.||self-destruction - the act of killing yourself; "it is a crime to commit suicide"|
assisted suicide - suicide of a terminally ill person that involves an assistant who serves to make dying as painless and dignified as possible
felo-de-se - an act of deliberate self destruction
harakiri, hara-kiri, harikari, seppuku - ritual suicide by self-disembowelment on a sword; practiced by samurai in the traditional Japanese society
suttee - the act of a Hindu widow willingly cremating herself on the funeral pyre of her dead husband
|2.||self-destruction - the act of destroying yourself; "his insistence was pure self-destruction"|