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2. Loss of self-awareness, as in a mystical state.
(Philosophy) the surrender of the self in mystical contemplation, union with God, etc
1. self-destruction; suicide.
2. surrender of the self in mystic contemplation of or union with God.
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|Noun||1.||self-annihilation - 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