self-murder


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self-murder

n
old-fashioned suicide
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He pressed his finger on his lip, and drew the child along by narrow courts and winding ways, nor did he seem at ease until they had left it far behind, often casting a backward look towards it, murmuring that ruin and self-murder were crouching in every street, and would follow if they scented them; and that they could not fly too fast.
Toleration, in that instance, would have been self-murder, and many other examples might be alleged, in which their necessary measures of self-defence have been exaggerated into cruelty, and their most indispensable precautions distorted into persecution.
Indeed, trainees were very excited to turn themselves into someone else, acting as killers or participating in the act of self-murder. In this sense, the more popular they are, the more "little other" (Lucan) they have, and the more lost they become in the "symbolic realm." The education they receive is therefore just like "self-technology," a force which pushes them away from the "real self."
Between the free roam of terrorists in our North East and that book is the story of Nigeria's self-murder, its voluntary transition from near sanity to physical and mental chaos.
"self-murder," especially in conjunction with Donne's
More than a double felony, a suicide, an act of self-murder or self-injury or any premeditated attempt is all but contumacy to God, a sheer rebellion against His greater plan of creation, a human interference in God's will and a blatant intrusion or stepping into the domain all that belongs to God.
In German, three terms are used to denote suicide - Suizid, Selbstmord ('self-murder') and Freitod ('free death').
Suicide is referred to in the Quran (4:29) as qatl-al-nafs (self-murder) and intihdr (cutting of the throat).