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death wish

noun

Simple Definition of death wish

  • : a desire to die

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of death wish

  1. :  the conscious or unconscious desire for the death of oneself or of another

Examples of death wish in a sentence

  1. Have you seen the way she drives? She must have a death wish.



1913

First Known Use of death wish

1913


Medical Dictionary

death wish

noun

Medical Definition of death wish

  1. :  the conscious or unconscious desire for the death of another or of oneself—called also destrudo




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