near-death experience

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near-death experience

n
(Psychology) an experience, instances of which have been widely reported, in which a person near death is apparently outside his body and aware of it and the attendant circumstances as separate from him. Abbreviation: NDE
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near′-death` expe′rience


n.
any experience involving a vision, as of the afterlife, reported by a resuscitated person.
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near-death experience

(NDE) An occasion when the mind or soul leaves the physical body temporarily. Compare outofbody experience.
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Noun1.near-death experience - the experience of being close to death but surviving
experience - an event as apprehended; "a surprising experience"; "that painful experience certainly got our attention"
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The Lazarus Phenomenon - which is one I'm quite used to - refers to an event at which a person spontaneously returns to life after resuscitation has been given up."